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 August and Year to Date 2020
Electricity Generation Jun-20 Jul-20 Aug-20 Jan - Aug YTD 1 month 3 month Jan - Aug YTD
Conventional Thermal 1,588 1,649 1,747 12,064 6% 10% -2%
Coal 83 102 101 402 -1% 21% 6%
Co-fired Peat & Biomass 56 4 18 726 301% -68% -45%
Oil 25 21 49 140 138% 93% 60%
Natural Gas 1,364 1,443 1,500 10,198 4% 10% 1%
Other Renewables 22 23 22 186 -4% 1% 44%
Wastes 35 53 53 379 0% 54% 2%
Other (CHP etc) 3 2 4 35 45% 18% -
Renewables 659 715 658 6,998 -8% 0% 6%
Hydro 10 43 68 503 59% 574% 10%
Wind 649 672 590 6,495 -12% -9% 5%
Solar 0 0 0 0 - - -
Storage -19 -20 -22 -170 12% 14% 14%
Pumping -44 -44 -47 -372 6% 8% 25%
Generated 24 25 25 202 2% 3% 36%
Indigenous Generation 2,228 2,344 2,382 18,892 2% 7% 0%
Imports 104 107 89 1,153 -16% -14% -21%
Exports -170 -166 -135 -1,209 -19% -21% 27%
Net imports -66 -60 -46 -56 -23% -31% -111%
Electricity Supplied 2,161 2,284 2,337 18,836 2% 8% -3%

Indigenous electricity generated

Indigenous Electricity Generation,2020,2019
Jan,"2,641","2,521"
Feb,"2,663","2,416"
Mar,"2,398","2,480"
Apr,"2,023","2,408"
May,"2,213","2,359"
Jun,"2,228","2,303"
Jul,"2,344","2,155"
Aug,"2,382","2,204"
Sep,,"2,226"
Oct,,"2,542"
Nov,,"2,689"
Dec,,"2,702"
Source: SEAI

Generation by fuel type - 2020

,Coal,Co-fired Peat & Biomass,Oil,Natural Gas,Other Renewables,Wastes,Hydro,Wind
January,3.9,197.3,11.7,1172.2,25.3,48.5,103,1098.1
February,0,160,4.9,948.2,24.5,44.8,114.5,1380.4
March,28.2,156.3,10.1,1113.8,23.1,47.3,122.8,911.6
April,74.2,78.8,6.9,1260.8,23.7,49.7,32.5,513.6
May,9.9,55.4,11.2,1395.6,21.7,47.3,8.9,680.6
June,83,55.8,25.4,1363.9,21.9,34.7,10.1,649.2
July,101.7,4.4,20.5,1443.1,23.1,53.3,42.9,671.9
August,100.6,17.8,48.9,1500.3,22.2,53.3,68.1,589.8
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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