Demand for electrical energy increased 7.4% in January

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of January is estimated at 23,052 GWh, a value 7.4% up on that registered in the same month last year. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand on the peninsula increased 5% compared to January 2016.

Generation coming from wind power reached 4,789 GWh in January, a value 14.6% lower than the same period last year, and represented 20.1% of total production.

In the month of January, using provisional data available as of day, generation coming from renewable energy represented 32.7% of total production.

56.4% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero COemissions.


Generation mix in the month of January 2017


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