Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in Mainland Portugal
From January to March 14 262 GWh of electricity were generated in Continental Portugal, from which 79,5 % came from renewable sources.
Distribution of the electricity generation by source
(March 2019 to March 2021)
In the third month of 2021, renewable incorporation on electricity generation was 78,4% % (3 334 GWh). On the other hand, fossil termic electroproduction centers represented 21,6 % (918 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.