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.
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 from January to October 2013