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 Mar-19 Apr-19 May-19 Jan - May YTD 1 month 3 month Jan - May YTD
Conventional Thermal 1,413 1,586 1,802 7,634 13.6% 27.5% -6.7%
Coal 61 10 2 290 -84.8% -97.4% -81.2%
Co-fired Peat & Biomass 205 210 171 1,006 -18.5% -16.5% 3.2%
Oil 7 16 17 65 9.8% 133.0% 230.5%
Natural Gas 1,088 1,286 1,545 6,003 20.2% 41.9% 11.3%
Other Renewables 17 16 17 82 4.3% 2.3% 20.3%
Wastes 35 48 50 188 3.8% 41.9% -0.2%
Other 0 0 0 0 -12.8% -9.3% 133.9%
Renewables 1,037 794 533 4,499 -32.9% -48.6% 5.4%
Hydro 117 53 21 345 -59.8% -81.9% -19.3%
Wind 920 741 512 4,154 -31.0% -44.4% 8.1%
Solar 0 0 0 0 - - -
Storage -21 -21 -11 -97 -49.0% -49.3% -16.4%
Pumping -42 -45 -21 -193 -53.4% -50.0% -15.0%
Generated 21 24 10 96 -57.2% -50.6% -13.5%
Indigenous Generation 2,429 2,359 2,324 12,036 -1.5% -4.3% -2.5%
Imports 202 181 130 915 -28.1% -35.3% 55.1%
Exports -152 -132 -106 -620 -19.5% -30.1% 1.6%
Net imports 50 49 24 295 -51.1% -51.5% -1517.8%
Electricity Supplied 2,479 2,409 2,348 12,330 -2.5% -5.3% 0.1%

Indigenous electricity generated

 20192018
Jan25592646
Feb23642372
Mar24292560
Apr23592383
May23242344
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,61,205,7,1088,17,35,117,920
April,10,210,16,1286,16,48,53,741
May,2,171,17,1545,17,50,21,512
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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