See the electricity monthly production figures broken down into different unit types and usage types. It also provides a full summary of the month's data.

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 Feb and Year to Date 2020
Electricity Generation Dec-19 Jan-20 Feb-20 Jan - Feb YTD 1 month 3 month Jan - Feb YTD
Conventional Thermal 1,434 1,463 1,190 2,653 -18.7% -17.0% -6.3%
Coal 70 4 0 4 -100.0% -100.0% -98.2%
Co-fired Peat & Biomass 195 197 160 357 -18.9% -18.1% -14.6%
Oil 7 12 5 17 -58.4% -31.4% -32.2%
Natural Gas 1,090 1,172 948 2,120 -19.1% -13.0% 1.8%
Other Renewables 25 25 25 50 -3.2% -0.6% 57.4%
Wastes 41 49 45 93 -7.7% 10.2% 66.7%
Other (CHP etc) 6 4 8 12 87.7% 30.8% -
Renewables 1,220 1,201 1,495 2,696 24.5% 22.6% 26.2%
Hydro 124 103 114 218 11.1% -7.9% 41.0%
Wind 1,095 1,098 1,380 2,478 25.7% 26.0% 25.1%
Solar 0 0 0 0 - - -
Storage -21 -23 -22 -45 -6.7% 3.1% 0.8%
Pumping -46 -49 -46 -95 -5.6% 0.0% 12.4%
Generated 25 26 25 50 -4.6% -2.6% 25.2%
Indigenous Generation 2,633 2,641 2,663 5,304 0.8% 1.2% 7.7%
Imports 198 210 129 339 -38.9% -35.1% -15.6%
Exports -167 -129 -225 -355 74.1% 34.7% 54.3%
Net imports 31 81 -97 -16 -219.8% -413.0% -109.3%
Electricity Supplied 2,664 2,722 2,567 5,288 -5.7% -3.7% 3.8%

Indigenous electricity generated

 20202019
Jan26412559
Feb26632364
Mar 2429
Apr 2359
May 2313
Jun 2257
Jul 2104
Aug 2125
Sep 2141
Oct 2398
Nov 2674
Dec 2633
Source: SEAI

Generation by fuel type - 2020

,Coal,Co-fired Peat & Biomass,Oil,Natural Gas,Other Renewables,Wastes,Hydro,Wind
January,4,197,12,1172,25,49,103,1098
February,0,160,5,948,25,45,114,1380
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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