The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of October was 19,751 GWh, an increase of 0.3% with respect to the same month last year. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand on the peninsula grew 3.7% with regard to the figure for October 2014.
In the first ten months of the year, gross demand on the peninsula was 207,177 GWh, a figure 2.4% higher than in the same period in 2014. After having factored in the influence of the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand was 1.4% higher than that registered in the same period last year.
Using provisional data as at 30 October, production coming from wind power during October reached 3,771 GWh, a value 15.6% higher than that registered in the same month last year, and represented 19.9% of the total production.
In the month of October, generation coming from renewable energy sources represented 34.1% of production.
52.9% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.
Generation mix in the month of October 2015
Generation mix January to October 2015
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