Renewable energies generated 26.3% of electricity in Spain in October, wind power 15.5%, photovoltaic 3.2 and solar thermal 2.1.
Generation of the month of October of 2017
The peninsular demand for electrical energy in October is estimated at 20,145 GWh, 1.6% higher than that recorded in the same month of the previous year. If the effects of the calendar and temperatures are taken into account, the peninsular demand for electric power has increased by 0.3% compared to October 2016.
In the first ten months of the year, the peninsular demand for electric power is estimated at 209,235 GWh, 0.6% more than in 2016. Once the influence of the calendar and temperatures has been corrected, the demand for electric power has increased 0.9% compared to the one registered in the previous year.
The production of wind origin in October reached 3,114 GWh, 31.1% higher than the same month last year, and accounted for 15.5% of total production.
Generation from January to October 2017
In the month of October, with the information estimated today, generation from renewable energy sources has represented 26.3% of production.
47.6% of electricity production this month came from technologies that do not emit CO2.