Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in Mainland Portugal
Between January 1 and February 28, 2023, 9,686 GWh of electricity were generated in Continental Portugal, from which 75.6 % came from renewable sources.
Distribution of the electricity generation by source
(February 2021 to February 2023)
In February 2023 renewable incorporation on electricity generation was 64.9 %. On the other hand, fossil termic electroproduction centers represented 30.8 %.
Source: REN, with analyse from APREN
Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in the Autonomous Region of Madeira
In the first semester of 2022, 893 GWh of electricity were generated in the Madeira Island Region, from which 33,0 % came from renewable sources.
Source: EEM, análise APREN.
Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in the Autonomous Region of Azores
In 2022, 823 GWh of electricity were generated in the Azorean Islands, from which 35,1 % 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.