Production

From January to August 35 035 GWh of electricity were generated in Continental Portugal, from which 60 % came from renewable sources.

 

Source: REN

Analysis: APREN

In the eightth month of 2021, renewable incorporation on electricity generation was 48,9 % (1 689 GWh). On the other hand, fossil termic electroproduction centers represented 48,6 % (1 681 GWh).

 

Source: REN, with analyse from APREN

From January to August 2021, 391 GWh of electricity were generated in the Madeira Island Region, from which 39,7% came from renewable sources.

 

Source: EEM, anĂ¡lise APREN.

From January to August 2021, 389 GWh of electricity were generated in the Azorean Islands region, from which 42,9% 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.