Production

Between January and April 2022 14 677 GWh of electricity were generated in Continental Portugal, from which 59,4 % came from renewable sources.

 

Source: REN

Analysis: APREN

In April 2022 renewable incorporation on electricity generation was 61,1 %. On the other hand, fossil termic electroproduction centers represented 31,4 %.

 

Source: REN, with analyse from APREN

In 2021, 848 GWh of electricity were generated in the Madeira Island Region, from which 32,89 % came from renewable sources.

 

Source: EEM, anĂ¡lise APREN.

In 2021, 35,6% of the electricity generated in the Azorean Islands region came from renewable sources.

 

Source: EDA, analized by APREN

The greater use of Portuguese endogenous and renewable resources for electricity production has changed the composition of the electricity production mix in Portugal and has, consecutively, played an increasingly determinant role in the satisfaction of consumption, having been quite evident in 2020 due to the drop in consumption resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Source: REN, analysed by APREN.