Production

Between January 1 and  31, 2024, 4,972 GWh of electricity were generated in Continental Portugal, from which 80.4% came from renewable sources.

 

Source: REN

Analysis: APREN

In January 2024 renewable incorporation on electricity generation was 80.4%. On the other hand, fossil termic electroproduction centers represented 14.2%.

 

Source: REN, with analysis from APREN

In 2023, 898 GWh of electricity were generated in the Madeira Island Region, from which 28.5 % came from renewable sources.

 

Source: EEM, APREN analysis.

In 2023, 835 GWh of electricity were generated in the Azorean Islands, from which 36.5% 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.