January 14 (Renewables Now) - Wind farms in the UK reached a share of 38.30% in the mix on January 12 and then 39.6% on January 13, with a combined output of over 516 GWh for the whole weekend.
Wind was the main source of electricity in the country for the two days.
Biomass power plants produced 26.9 GWh on Saturday and 29.1 GWh on Sunday, or 4% and 4.5% of total generation, respectively.
Details are available in the table below, which is based on data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo).
|Power generation by source (MWh)||Jan 12 output||Jan 12 share (%)||Jan 13 output||Jan 13 share (%)|
|Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT)||221,972||32.52||186,027||28.90|
|Pumped storage hydro||5,488||0.80||4,494||0.70|
|Other hydro (NPSHYD)||8,113||1.19||10,082||1.57|