Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in Mainland Portugal
From January to June 24 909 GWh of electricity were generated in Continental Portugal, from which 71,3 % came from renewable sources.
Distribution of the electricity generation by source
(June 2019 to June 2021)
In the sixth month of 2021, renewable incorporation on electricity generation was 54,5% (1 979 GWh). On the other hand, fossil termic electroproduction centers represented 45,5% (1 655 GWh).
Source: REN, with analyse from APREN
Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in the Autonomous Region of Madeira
From January to December 2020, 801 GWh of electricity were generated in the Madeira Island Region, from which 27,2% came from renewable sources.
Source: EEM, análise APREN.
Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in the Autonomous Region of Azores
From January to Decemeber 2020, 769 GWh of electricity were generated in the Azorean Islands region, from which 40,4% 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.