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31.03.2017

Demand for electrical energy decreases 2.6% in March

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of March is estimated at 20,993 GWh, a value 2.6% lower than that registered in the same month last year. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand on the peninsula increased 2.6% compared to March 2016.

In the first quarter of the year, the demand for electricity on the Spanish Peninsula is estimated at 63,901 GWh, a value 0.2% lower than in the same period in 2016. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, demand for electricity increased 0.7% compared to the previous year.

Generation coming from wind power reached 4,706 GWh in March, a value 13.5% lower than the same month last year, and represented 23.9% of total production.

In the month of March, using data available as at 31 March, it is estimated that 43.9% of total production came from renewable energy generation.

70.3% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.

 

Genertacion mix in the month of Mrch 2017

Generation mix January to March 2017

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