Wind and solar power plants produced a quarter of Spain’s power in the first nine months of 2017, while the total renewables share stood at 35.2%, according to provisional data released today.
In September alone, wind power plants generated 2,764 GWh, up by 7% year-on-year, which translates into a share of 15% of Spain’s power. In the nine months, that share was 19.1%.
The table below shows the contribution of clean energy sources in September and in the first nine months of the year, based on figures released by grid operator Red Electrica de Espana (REE).
Peninsular Spain’s total power demand for the nine months stood at 189,236 GWh, while in September it amounted to 20,200 GWh.
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