In September, power generation from concentrated solar power takes up 3.4% of total electricity in Spain. Renewable energies generated 30.3%. By technologies,wind energy production in September reached 2,764 GWh, up 7% on that of the same month last year, accounting for 15% of total production,while the sources of generation have contributed during the month have been nuclear (24.9%) and combined cycles (17.1%). Coal covered 14.7%, cogeneration 11.9%, hydraulics 6%, solar photovoltaic 3.9%. 54.9% of electricity production this month came from technologies that do not emit CO2.
Peninsular demand for electricity in September is estimated at 20,200 GWh, down 3% from the same month of the previous year. If we take into account the effects of the calendar and the temperatures, the peninsular demand for electricity has fallen by 1.5% compared to September 2016.
In the first nine months of the year, the demand for electricity in the Iberian peninsula is estimated at 189,236 GWh, 0.6% more than in 2016. Once the influence of the calendar and temperatures has been corrected, demand for electricity has increased by an 1% compared to the previous year.
Picture:generation from January to September 2017