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31.05.2016

Demand for electrical energy fell 1% in May

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of May is estimated at 19,634 GWh, a value 1% less than that registered in the same month last year. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand on the Spanish peninsula decreased 0.5% with regard to May 2015.

In the first five months of the year, demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula is estimated at 103,355 GWh, up 0.1% on the same period in 2015. After having factored in the seasonal and working patterns, demand for electrical energy was 0.1% higher than in the same period last year.

Generation coming from wind power in May totaled 3,939 GWh, a value 17.9% lower than the same month last year, and represented 20.6% of total production.

In the month of May, using provisional data available at 31 May, generation coming from renewable energy sources represented 55.1% of production.

75.5% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.

 

Generation mix in the month of May 2016

Generation mix January to May 2016

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