Demand for electrical energy down 4.7% in February

The demand for electrical energy on the Spanish peninsula in the month of February is estimated at 19,876 GWh, a value 4.7% lower than that registered in the same month last year. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, electrical energy demand on the peninsula increased 1.2% compared to February 2016.

In the first two months of the year, the demand for electricity on the Spanish Peninsula is estimated at 42,752 GWh, a value 1% higher than in 2016. After factoring in the seasonal and working patterns, demand for electricity is 2.5% greater than in the previous year.

Generation coming from wind power reached 4,850 GWh in February, a value 20.1% lower than the same period last year, and this represented 24.8% of total production.

In the month of February, using provisional data available as of today, generation coming from renewable energy represented 39% of total production.

63% of electricity generation during the month was obtained using technologies which produce zero CO2 emissions.


Generation mix in the month of February 2017


Generation mix January to February 2017

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