Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in Mainland Portugal
Between January and April 2022 14 677 GWh of electricity were generated in Continental Portugal, from which 59,4 % came from renewable sources.
Distribution of the electricity generation by source
(April 2020 to April 2022)
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
Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in the Autonomous Region of Madeira
In 2021, 848 GWh of electricity were generated in the Madeira Island Region, from which 32,89 % came from renewable sources.
Source: EEM, análise APREN.
Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in the Autonomous Region of Azores
In 2021, 35,6% of the electricity generated in the Azorean Islands region came from renewable sources.
Source: EDA, analized by APREN
Evolution of the Electricity Generation in Mainland Portugal
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.