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 May and Year to Date 2020
Electricity Generation Mar-20 Apr-20 May-20 Jan - May YTD 1 month 3 month Jan - May YTD
Conventional Thermal 1,387 1,497 1,544 7,081 3.1% 11.3% -7.2%
Coal 28 74 10 116 -86.6% -64.8% -60.0%
Co-fired Peat & Biomass 156 79 55 648 -29.6% -64.5% -35.6%
Oil 10 7 11 45 62.3% 11.3% -31.0%
Natural Gas 1,114 1,261 1,396 5,891 10.7% 25.3% -1.9%
Other Renewables 23 24 22 118 -8.5% -6.2% 44.6%
Wastes 47 50 47 238 -4.7% 0.0% 26.3%
Other (CHP etc) 8 3 3 26 -16.7% -64.5% -
Renewables 1,034 546 689 4,966 26.3% -33.3% 10.6%
Hydro 123 33 9 382 -72.6% -92.8% 10.8%
Wind 912 514 681 4,584 32.5% -25.3% 10.6%
Solar 0 0 0 0 - - -
Storage -23 -21 -20 -109 -2.6% -12.2% 12.7%
Pumping -48 -47 -47 -237 0.3% -2.4% 22.9%
Generated 25 26 27 128 2.6% 6.5% 33.3%
Indigenous Generation 2,398 2,023 2,213 11,938 9.4% -7.7% -0.7%
Imports 185 217 113 853 -48.0% -39.0% -6.8%
Exports -138 -77 -168 -737 119.8% 22.1% 18.9%
Net imports 47 140 -56 116 -139.6% -218.3% -60.8%
Electricity Supplied 2,445 2,163 2,158 12,054 -0.2% -11.8% -2.2%

Indigenous electricity generated

 20202019
Jan26412559
Feb26632364
Mar23982429
Apr20232359
May22132313
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
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
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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