Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in Mainland Portugal
From January to August 38 418 GWh of electricity were generated in Continental Portugal, from which 65,2 % came from renewable sources.
Distribution of the electricity generation by source
(September 2019 to September 2021)
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
Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in the Autonomous Region of Madeira
From January to September 2021, 619 GWh of electricity were generated in the Madeira Island Region, from which 33,8 % came from renewable sources.
Source: EEM, análise APREN.
Electricity Generation by Energy Sources in the Autonomous Region of Azores
From January to October 2021, 665 GWh of electricity were generated in the Azorean Islands region, from which 35,76 % 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.