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 Mar and Year to Date 2021
Electricity Generation Jan-21 Feb-21 Mar-21 Jan - Mar YTD 1 month 3 month Jan - Mar YTD
Conventional Thermal 1,764 1,121 1,533 4,418 0 0 0
Coal 273 91 128 493 0 -1 14
Co-fired Peat & Biomass 58 50 64 173 0 0 -1
Oil 43 12 30 85 2 0 2
Natural Gas 1,318 910 1,238 3,465 0 0 0
Other Renewables 16 15 16 47 0 0 0
Wastes 54 42 55 151 0 0 0
Other (CHP etc) 2 1 2 4 0 0 0
Non-Combustible Renewable Generation 1,074 1,471 1,054 3,599 0 0 0
Hydro 130 124 87 342 0 0 0
Wind 943 1,347 966 3,256 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 - - -
Indigenous Generation 2,838 2,592 2,586 8,016 0 0 0
Net imports 16 4 147 167 40 9 -
Imports 113 131 234 478 1 1 0
Exports -97 -127 -87 -311 0 0 0
Total Generation 2020 2,854 2,596 2,734 8,183 0 0 0
Pumped Hydro Storage -18 -19 -15 -52 0 0 0
Pumping -42 -43 -32 -118 0 0 0
Generated 24 24 18 65 0 0 0
Total Generated Less Pumped Hydro Storage Losses 2,835 2,576 2,719 8,130 0 0 0

Electricity generation including net imports

Total Electricity Generation,2021,2020
Jan,2854,2814
Feb,2596,2694
Mar,2734,2716
Apr,,2239
May,,2260
Jun,,2251
Jul,,2390
Aug,,2392
Sep,,2404
Oct,,2622
Nov,,2648
Dec,,2868
Source: SEAI

Generation by fuel type - 2021

,Coal,Co-fired Peat & Biomass,Oil,Natural Gas,Other Renewables,Wastes,Hydro,Wind
January,273,58,43,1318,16,54,130,943
February,91,50,12,910,15,42,124,1347
March,128,64,30,1238,16,55,87,966
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Source: SEAI

Generation by fuel type - 2020

,Coal,Co-fired Peat & Biomass,Oil,Natural Gas,Other Renewables,Wastes,Hydro,Wind
January,3.917,197.342,11.736,1173.909,16.098,48.542,103.913,1175.731
February,0.000,159.972,4.885,951.253,15.505,44.797,115.074,1498.179
March,28.259,156.514,10.080,1117.560,16.244,50.830,124.905,1162.977
April,74.230,78.783,6.893,1263.881,15.979,49.652,33.097,574.227
May,9.937,55.426,11.190,1398.017,15.199,47.422,9.168,767.836
June,83.022,55.813,25.390,1366.531,15.060,34.682,10.480,725.201
July,101.712,4.447,20.547,1445.159,15.702,55.023,43.975,761.876
August,100.590,17.832,48.887,1501.692,15.035,53.294,69.187,629.406
September,88.500,57.460,33.680,1381.600,14.186,54.254,58.936,755.488
October,78.827,151.236,18.795,1091.543,15.240,36.207,82.681,1136.627
November,89.965,180.527,14.536,1137.129,14.034,40.946,136.157,1060.059
December,105.723,106.462,17.640,1232.838,16.366,39.201,135.591,1248.375
Source: SEAI