October 23 (Renewables Now) - With 182,367 MWh produced, wind accounted for 27.2% of the electricity produced in the UK on October 22, second only to combined cycle gas generation, whose share was 40.2%.
The overall electricity generation for the day stood at 669,749 MWh, data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo) show. Biomass power was 8.97% of that.
See below where UK power came from on Monday.
|Power source||Power generation in MWh||Share in %|
|Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT)||269,140||40.19|
|Open cycle gas turbines (OCGT)||0||0.00|
|Pumped storage hydro||4,797||0.72|
|Other hydro (NPSHYD)||13,148||1.96|