October 21 (Renewables Now) - Wind and solar parks in Italy produced 35 TWh of electricity in the first nine months of 2019, which was equal to 16.25% of net power production and 14.5% of total demand for the period.
Non-hydro renewables met roughly 21.7% of demand in January-December 2019, show statistics by power grid operator Terna SpA (BIT:TRN). A year earlier, their share was 20.4%. In September alone, non-hydro renewables produced enough to meet 20.15% of demand.
The table below contains details of power generation by different energy sources in Italy in the period under review.
|Output in GWh||Sep 2019||Sep 2018||9-mo 2019||9-mo 2018|
|- of which biomass||1,412||1,461||13,146||13,237|
|Total net generation||24,062||24,076||215,683||210,004|
Terna’s full report is available at https://download.terna.it/terna/Rapporto_Mensile_Settembre%202019_8d753c28b48c66f.pdf.