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 July and Year to Date 2020
Electricity Generation May-20 Jun-20 Jul-20 Jan - Jul YTD 1 month 3 month Jan - Jul YTD
Conventional Thermal 1,544 1,588 1,649 10,318 3.8% 6.8% -5.8%
Coal 10 83 102 301 22.5% 923.6% -15.0%
Co-fired Peat & Biomass 55 56 4 708 -92.0% -92.0% -41.1%
Oil 11 25 21 91 -19.1% 83.6% 11.2%
Natural Gas 1,396 1,364 1,443 8,698 5.8% 3.4% -2.4%
Other Renewables 22 22 23 163 5.5% 6.3% 44.7%
Wastes 47 35 53 326 53.7% 12.6% 14.6%
Other (CHP etc) 3 3 2 31 -18.6% -14.2% -
Renewables 689 659 715 6,340 8.4% 3.7% 14.0%
Hydro 9 10 43 435 324.1% 381.6% 8.8%
Wind 681 649 672 5,905 3.5% -1.3% 14.4%
Solar 0 0 0 0 - - -
Storage -20 -19 -20 -148 2.2% -2.6% 16.6%
Pumping -47 -44 -44 -325 1.4% -5.3% 27.9%
Generated 27 24 25 177 0.8% -7.4% 39.2%
Indigenous Generation 2,213 2,228 2,344 16,510 5.2% 5.9% 0.8%
Imports 113 104 107 1,063 2.9% -5.4% -14.9%
Exports -168 -170 -166 -1,074 -2.2% -1.2% 25.3%
Net imports -56 -66 -60 -10 -10.2% 7.4% -102.7%
Electricity Supplied 2,158 2,161 2,284 16,499 5.7% 5.9% -1.7%

Indigenous electricity generated

 20202019
Jan26412559
Feb26632364
Mar23982429
Apr20232359
May22132313
Jun22282257
Jul23442104
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
March,28,156,10,1114,23,47,123,912
April,74,79,7,1261,24,50,33,514
May,10,55,11,1396,22,47,9,681
June,83,56,25,1364,22,35,10,649
July,102,4,21,1443,23,53,43,672
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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,130,234,20,1231,17,55,67,833
February,88,184,5,852,14,44,87,1220
March,61,205,7,1088,17,35,117,1016
April,10,210,16,1286,16,48,53,830
May,2,171,17,1545,17,50,21,576
June,62,143,8,1371,16,50,39,700
July,2,55,9,1541,15,46,16,504
August,25,116,6,1164,16,43,56,816
September,41,165,7,1136,15,38,67,793
October,10,212,17,1197,16,45,118,960
November,78,215,13,1313,27,52,112,902
December,70,195,7,1090,25,41,124,1161
Source: SEAI