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 Apr and Year to Date 2022
Electricity Generation Feb-22 Mar-22 Apr-22 Jan - Apr YTD 1 month 3 month Jan - Apr YTD
Conventional Thermal 1152 1724 1625 6353 -6% 41% 5%
Coal 243 279 158 981 -43% -35% 35%
Co-fired Peat & Biomass 56 63 50 238 -21% -12% 1%
Oil 7 184 60 381 -67% 723% 226%
Natural Gas 786 1131 1293 4494 14% 65% -4%
Other Renewables 12 14 13 54 -6% 11% -14%
Wastes 46 53 50 200 -5% 8% -2%
Other (CHP etc) 1 1 1 5 -6% 4% -12%
Non-Combustible Renewable Generation 1605 1017 871 4528 -14% -46% 6%
Hydro 97 88 32 311 -64% -67% -20%
Wind 1508 928 839 4217 -10% -44% 8%
Other 0 0 0 0 - - -
Indigenous Generation 2758 2741 2496 10882 -9% -9% 5%
Net imports -59 98 110 102 12% - -
Imports 104 150 131 481 -12% 26% -32%
Exports -163 -52 -22 -379 -58% -87% 12%
Total Generation 2020 2698 2839 2605 10983 -8% -3% 3%
Pumped Hydro Storage -18 -19 -20 -77 2% 8% 7%
Pumping -43 -45 -42 -174 -7% -4% 8%
Generated 25 26 22 97 -14% -12% 8%
Total Generated Less Pumped Hydro Storage Losses 2680 2820 2586 10906 -8% -4% 3%

Electricity generation including net imports

Total Electricity Generation,2022,2021
Jan,2841,2854
Feb,2698,2596
Mar,2839,2734
Apr,2605,2515
May,,2542
Jun,,2394
Jul,,2490
Aug,,2481
Sep,,2483
Oct,,2650
Nov,,2774
Dec,,2889
Source: SEAI & Eirgrid

Generation by fuel type - 2022

,Coal,Co-fired Peat & Biomass,Oil,Natural Gas,Other Renewables,Wastes,Hydro,Wind
January,301.1,69.2,130,1284.9,14,51.1,94,941.7
February,243.2,56.4,7.3,785.8,12.1,46.2,96.9,1508.3
March,279,62.9,183.5,1130.5,14.3,52.8,88.2,928.5
April,157.7,49.6,59.9,1292.8,13.5,50.1,31.8,838.9
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Source: SEAI & EirGrid

Generation by fuel type - 2021

,Coal,Co-fired Peat & Biomass,Oil,Natural Gas,Other Renewables,Wastes,Hydro,Wind
January,273.4,58.4,42.7,1317.9,16.3,54,130.5,943.3
February,91.3,50.2,11.9,909.6,14.8,41.6,124.1,1347.1
March,127.9,64.1,30,1237.6,16.3,55.2,87.5,966.1
April,234.8,63.7,32.4,1224.7,15,53.5,44.2,641.9
May,273.7,73.5,54.3,988.6,15.4,54.5,39.4,742.2
June,253.9,67.8,46.6,1193,13.9,25.3,14.6,596.4
July,290.9,1.2,60.4,1343,14.9,49.8,10.4,303.8
August,279.5,48.9,13.5,1322.2,14.1,56.5,36.3,547.2
September,388.8,71.4,57.4,1207.4,13.8,52.4,18.5,516.3
October,307.5,54.6,105.9,1021.7,14,53.3,69.5,932
November,405.2,59,76.8,1147.1,12.9,51.3,71.3,932.7
December,370.4,69.4,110.1,1079.1,13.8,55.1,96.1,1198.5
Source: SEAI & EirGrid