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 Jan and Year to Date 2019
Electricity Generation Jan-19 Feb-19 Mar-19 Jan - Mar YTD 1 month 3 month Jan - Mar YTD
Conventional Thermal 1,644 1,188 1,409 4,241 18.5% -14.3% -9.8%
Coal 130 88 61 279 -31.4% -53.2% -75.0%
Co-fired Peat & Biomass 234 184 205 624 11.3% -12.2% 15.0%
Oil 20 5 7 32 61.8% -62.8% 64.0%
Natural Gas 1,231 852 1,088 3,172 27.7% -11.6% 9.4%
Other Renewables 17 14 12 44 -16.6% -30.1% 11.0%
Wastes 12 44 35 91 -21.4% 202.4% 3.4%
Other 0 0 0 0 -71.6% -55.8% 33.5%
Renewables 940 1,196 958 3,093 -19.9% 1.9% 4.4%
Hydro 67 87 113 267 29.0% 68.4% -18.2%
Wind 873 1,109 845 2,826 -23.8% -3.2% 7.2%
Solar 0 0 0 0 - - -
Storage -25 -20 -21 -65 4.1% -15.0% -5.7%
Pumping -46 -39 -42 -127 7.2% -8.6% -9.4%
Generated 21 19 21 61 10.4% -1.2% -12.9%
Indigenous Generation 2,559 2,364 2,346 7,269 -0.8% -8.3% -4.3%
Imports 267 135 202 603 49.8% -24.5% 57.5%
Exports -88 -142 -152 -382 6.8% 73.5% 10.3%
Net imports 179 -8 50 221 -739.5% -72.3% 502.5%
Electricity Supplied 2,738 2,357 2,395 7,490 1.6% -12.5% -1.9%

Indigenous electricity generated

 20192018
Jan25592646
Feb23642372
Mar23462560
Apr 2383
May 2344
Jun 2280
Jul 2343
Aug 2287
Sep 2178
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,61,205,7,1088,12,35,113,845
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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