Production

Between January and December 2022 44 059 GWh of electricity were generated in Continental Portugal, from which 56,9 % came from renewable sources.

 

Source: REN

Analysis: APREN

In December 2022 renewable incorporation on electricity generation was 78,0 %. On the other hand, fossil termic electroproduction centers represented 18,6 %.

 

Source: REN, with analyse from APREN

In the first semester of 2022, 441 GWh of electricity were generated in the Madeira Island Region, from which 40,9 % came from renewable sources.

 

Source: EEM, anĂ¡lise APREN.

In the first semester of 2022, 391,12 GWh of electricity were generated in the Azorean Islands, from which 35,74 % 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.