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 Sep and Year to Date 2019
Electricity Generation Jul-19 Aug-19 Sep-19 Jan - Sep YTD 1 month 3 month Jan - Sep YTD
Conventional Thermal 1,667 1,370 1,402 13,724 2.4% -15.9% -11.7%
Coal 2 25 41 420 64.6% 2471.5% -80.1%
Co-fired Peat & Biomass 55 116 165 1,484 42.1% 201.8% -6.1%
Oil 9 6 7 95 24.8% -15.2% 249.3%
Natural Gas 1,541 1,164 1,136 11,216 -2.4% -26.3% -0.5%
Other Renewables 15 16 15 144 -0.7% 3.1% 7.8%
Wastes 46 43 38 365 -12.2% -17.5% -10.7%
Other (CHP etc) 0 0 0 0 - - -
Renewables 457 778 761 7,100 -2.2% 66.5% 15.3%
Hydro 16 56 67 523 19.0% 331.1% 10.2%
Wind 441 721 694 6,577 -3.8% 57.2% 15.7%
Solar 0 0 0 0 - - -
Storage -20 -22 -22 -171 1.3% 9.9% -12.6%
Pumping -40 -44 -43 -341 -2.3% 5.9% -8.5%
Generated 20 22 21 170 -6.0% 2.0% -4.1%
Indigenous Generation 2,104 2,125 2,141 20,653 0.7% 1.8% -3.9%
Imports 232 127 198 1,576 56.0% -14.6% 45.1%
Exports -76 -43 -107 -1,007 147.6% 40.1% -22.4%
Net imports 156 84 92 569 9.1% -41.3% -370.7%
Electricity Supplied 2,260 2,210 2,233 21,222 1.0% -1.2% -0.3%

Indigenous electricity generated

 20192018
Jan25592646
Feb23642372
Mar24292560
Apr23592383
May23242344
Jun22572280
Jul21042343
Aug21252287
Sep21412178
Oct 2346
Nov 2537
Dec 2458
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,2,171,17,1545,17,50,21,512
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,,,,,,,,
November,,,,,,,,
December,,,,,,,,
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