Demand for electrical energy falls 2.1% in January

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of January is estimated at 22,635 GWh, a value 2.1% down on than that registered in the same month last year. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand on the peninsula fell 2% compared to January 2017.

In January, generation coming from wind power reached 5,300 GWh, a value 10.5% higher than the same month last year and represented 24.7% of total production.

In the month of January, using data available as at 31 January, it is estimated that 38.8% of total production came from renewable energy sources.

62.2% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.


Generation mix in the month of January 2018

The Press Office of Red Eléctrica publishes all written and audio-visual information via the Twitter account @RedElectricaREE.

Also on Facebook through the account RedElectricaREE.