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Spain's share of renewable energy rises to 50.4% in December 2020


Published by Mars January 06,2021

    According to the latest estimates issued by Spanish grid operator Red Electrica de Espana (REE), 50.4% of Spain's Solar System Kit Off Grid electricity in December came from renewable sources.

    The new figure was increased from November, when it was estimated that renewable energy accounted for 40.6% of the country's total electricity generation.

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    On December 28, Spain’s wind farms created a record daily power generation of 403.8 GWh. REE said this was the highest daily level of domestic wind power production since 2007.

    Wind farms accounted for 31.4% of total power generation in December, replacing nuclear energy and becoming the largest electricity producer this month.

    In the 12 months of 2020, the electricity generation from renewable energy was 110,577 GWh, accounting for 44% of Spain's total electricity generation.

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    Spain’s electricity demand in December increased by 1.4% year-on-year to 22,419 GWh. Compared with 2019 levels, total demand in 2020 has fallen by 5.6% to 249,970 GWh.

    In the last month of 2020, electricity demand in the mainland and the Balearic Islands increased by 1.7% and 3.8%, respectively. In the Canary Islands, it was down 9.6% year-on-year.

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