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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 2019
Electricity Generation Oct-19 Nov-19 Dec-19 Jan - Dec YTD 1 month 3 month Jan - Dec YTD
Conventional Thermal 1,496 1,708 1,434 18,362 -16.0% -4.1% -8.3%
Coal 10 78 70 578 -9.4% 625.2% -72.6%
Co-fired Peat & Biomass 212 215 195 2,106 -9.1% -7.8% -6.3%
Oil 17 13 7 131 -44.4% -57.0% 144.2%
Natural Gas 1,197 1,313 1,090 14,816 -16.9% -8.9% -0.4%
Other Renewables 16 27 25 212 -10.2% 58.6% 16.6%
Wastes 45 52 41 503 -22.5% -9.4% -10.8%
Other (CHP etc) 0 10 6 16 -40.7% 295013.4% 111679.5%
Renewables 924 988 1,220 10,232 23.4% 32.0% 10.2%
Hydro 118 112 124 878 10.5% 5.5% 27.7%
Wind 806 876 1,095 9,354 25.1% 35.9% 8.8%
Solar 0 0 0 0 - - -
Storage -22 -22 -21 -236 -4.9% -2.6% -10.8%
Pumping -46 -45 -46 -478 2.8% 0.0% -4.2%
Generated 25 23 25 243 10.3% 2.2% 3.3%
Indigenous Generation 2,398 2,674 2,633 28,358 -1.5% 9.8% -2.4%
Imports 170 155 198 2,180 28.2% 16.3% 34.4%
Exports -157 -154 -167 -1,535 8.5% 6.5% -6.9%
Net imports 13 0 31 645 7348.4% 131.8% -2424.3%
Electricity Supplied 2,412 2,674 2,664 29,002 -0.4% 10.5% -0.1%

Indigenous electricity generated

 20192018
Jan25592691
Feb23642377
Mar24292567
Apr23592392
May23132351
Jun22572286
Jul21042349
Aug21252295
Sep21412188
Oct23982350
Nov26742547
Dec26332655
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

Generation by fuel type - 2018

,Coal,Co-fired Peat & Biomass,Oil,Natural Gas,Other Renewables,Wastes,Hydro,Wind
January,272,195,0,938,13,10,142,1100
February,374,183,2,894,13,38,111,779
March,466,165,17,1068,11,40,74,742
April,257,200,0,1125,11,45,69,699
May,173,232,0,1369,12,56,31,496
June,156,157,0,1601,14,49,8,312
July,162,120,1,1673,14,58,1,334
August,126,143,3,1439,13,26,18,542
September,122,186,3,1169,13,48,21,638
October,0,240,7,1300,16,55,29,721
November,0,218,10,1196,15,48,57,1015
December,0,208,10,1098,16,52,127,970
Source: SEAI