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31.10.2013

Demand for electrical energy drops 1.2% in October

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of October, after having factored in the seasonal and working patterns, fell 1.2% with respect to the same month last year. Gross demand was 19,790 GWh, a value 0.7% above that in October 2012.

In the first ten months of the year, and after having factored in the seasonal and working patterns, consumption was 2.5% less than last year. The demand for electrical energy in this period stood at 204,511 GWh, 2.7% less than the same period in 2012.

Evolution of demand on the peninsula

Blue line: % gross demand. 
Red line: % demand.

Production coming from wind power during the month reached 4,034 GWh, 28.9% higher than the same period last year, and represented 19.5% of the total production.

In the month of October, generation from renewable energy sources represented 36.2% of production.

54.3% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.

 

Generation mix in the month of October 2013

 Generation mix in the month of October 2013

Generation mix from January to October 2013

Generation mix from January to October 2013