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

Current MonthJun-21
Last 3 Months (GWh) YTD GWh % Change in Jun and Year to Date 2021
Electricity Generation Apr-21 May-21 Jun-21 Jan - Jun YTD 1 month 3 month Jan - Jun YTD
Conventional Thermal 1626 1461 1602 9107 10% -1% 6%
Coal 235 274 254 1255 -7% 8% 530%
Co-fired Peat & Biomass 64 74 68 378 -8% 6% -46%
Oil 32 54 47 218 -14% 44% 210%
Natural Gas 1225 989 1193 6872 21% -3% -5%
Other Renewables 15 15 14 92 -10% -8% -3%
Wastes 53 54 25 284 -54% -53% 3%
Other (CHP etc) 1 2 1 9 -2% 0% -8%
Non-Combustible Renewable Generation 686 782 611 5677 -22% -11% -10%
Hydro 44 39 15 440 -63% -67% 11%
Wind 642 742 596 5237 -20% -7% -11%
Other 0 0 0 0 - - -
Indigenous Generation 2312 2243 2213 14784 -1% -4% -1%
Net imports 204 299 181 851 -39% -11% -
Imports 230 348 208 1265 -40% -10% 32%
Exports -27 -49 -27 -414 -46% 0% -54%
Total Generation 2020 2515 2542 2394 15635 -6% -5% 4%
Pumped Hydro Storage -20 -22 -20 -114 -11% 0% -11%
Pumping -44 -46 -42 -250 -8% -4% -11%
Generated 24 24 22 136 -5% -8% -11%
Total Generated Less Pumped Hydro Storage Losses 2496 2520 2375 15521 -6% -5% 5%

Electricity generation including net imports

Total Electricity Generation,2021,2020
Jan,2854,2814
Feb,2596,2694
Mar,2734,2716
Apr,2515,2239
May,2542,2260
Jun,2394,2251
Jul,,2390
Aug,,2392
Sep,,2404
Oct,,2622
Nov,,2648
Dec,,2868
Source: SEAI & Eirgrid

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
April,235,64,32,1225,15,53,44,642
May,274,74,54,989,15,54,39,742
June,254,68,47,1193,14,25,15,596
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Source: SEAI & EirGrid

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 & EirGrid