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Electricity generation

The table below shows electricity generation for the last three months and year to date (YTD) for production and imports. Also shown are the percentage change in generation in the last month, 3 months and year to date compared with year-to-date last year

Last 3 Months (GWh)YTD GWh% Change in Sep and Year to Date 2020
Electricity Generation Jul-20 Aug-20 Sep-20 Jan - Sep YTD 1 month 3 month Jan - Sep YTD
Conventional Thermal 1649 1747 1638 13702 -6.21% -0.63% -0.47%
Coal 101.71223 100.5898 88.4998 490.12783 -12.02% -12.99% 16.71%
Co-fired Peat & Biomass 4.44724 17.8315 57.4598 783.40168 222.24% 1192.03% -47.21%
Oil 20.54267 48.8859 33.6791 173.25162 -31.11% 63.95% 82.53%
Natural Gas 1443 1500 1379 11577 -8.11% -4.47% 3.22%
Other Renewables 23.0683 22.1814 22.1814 207.69127 0.00% -3.84% 44.32%
Wastes 53.29819 53.294 54.2536 433.17309 1.80% 1.79% 5.92%
Other (CHP etc) 2.38535 3.461 3.461 38.13651 0.00% 45.09% 2331.508257
Non-Combustible Renewable Generation 714.73539 657.9259 813.2587 7811 23.61% 13.78% 4.50%
Hydro 42.86591 68.0989 57.7081 560.51893 -15.26% 34.62% 7.18%
Wind 671.86948 589.827 755.5506 7251 28.10% 12.45% 4.30%
Other 0 0 0 0 - - -
Indigenous Generation 2363 2404 2451 21513 1.95% 3.73% 1.28%
Net imports -59.6492 -45.9055 -44.6799 -101.0108 - - -
Imports 106.6362 89.3567 139.8149 1292 56.47% 31.11% -21.97%
Exports -166.2854 -135.2622 -184.4948 -1393 36.40% 10.95% 31.89%
Total Generation 2020 2304 2359 2407 21412 2.04% 4.47% -1.97%
Pumped Hydro Storage -19.71634 -22.0031 -19.2571 -189.18971 -12.48% -2.33% 10.62%
Pumping -44.3273 -47.1064 -43.5277 -415.5111 -7.60% -1.80% 21.95%
Generated 24.61096 25.1033 24.2706 226.32139 -3.32% -1.38% 33.37%
Total Generated Less Pumped Hydro Storage Losses 2284 2337 2387 21223 2.18% 4.53% -2.07%

Indigenous electricity generated

Indigenous Electricity Generation,2020,2019
Jan,"2,641","2,521"
Feb,"2,663","2,416"
Mar,"2,398","2,480"
Apr,"2,023","2,408"
May,"2,213","2,359"
Jun,"2,228","2,303"
Jul,"2,344","2,155"
Aug,"2,382","2,204"
Sep,"2,432","2,226"
Oct,,"2,542"
Nov,,"2,689"
Dec,,"2,702"
Source: SEAI

Generation by fuel type - 2020

,Coal,Co-fired Peat & Biomass,Oil,Natural Gas,Other Renewables,Wastes,Hydro,Wind
January,3.9,197.3,11.7,1172.2,25.3,48.5,103,1098.1
February,0,160,4.9,948.2,24.5,44.8,114.5,1380.4
March,28.2,156.3,10.1,1113.8,23.1,47.3,122.8,911.6
April,74.2,78.8,6.9,1260.8,23.7,49.7,32.5,513.6
May,9.9,55.4,11.2,1395.6,21.7,47.3,8.9,680.6
June,83,55.8,25.4,1363.9,21.9,34.7,10.1,649.2
July,101.7,4.4,20.5,1443.1,23.1,53.3,42.9,671.9
August,100.6,17.8,48.9,1500.3,22.2,53.3,68.1,589.8
September,88.5,57.5,33.7,1378.6,22.2,54.3,57.7,755.6
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Source: SEAI

Generation by fuel type - 2019

,Coal,Co-fired Peat & Biomass,Oil,Natural Gas,Other Renewables,Wastes,Hydro,Wind
January,130,234,20,1231,17,12,67,873
February,88,184,5,852,14,44,87,1109
March,61,205,7,1088,17,35,117,920
April,10,210,16,1286,16,48,53,741
May,2,171,17,1545,17,50,21,501
June,62,143,8,1371,16,50,39,577
July,2,55,9,1541,15,46,16,441
August,25,116,6,1164,16,43,56,721
September,41,165,7,1136,15,38,67,694
October,10,212,17,1197,16,45,118,806
November,78,215,13,1313,27,52,112,876
December,70,195,7,1090,25,41,124,1095
Source: SEAI