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July 31, 2021

Renewable energy sources, over half of e national electricity production for second day in a row

Renewable energy sources made up over 56 percent of the national electricity production on Wednesday morning, for second day in a row, according to real-time data on national energy system published by Romanian national electricity company Transelectrica on its website.

On Wednesday, at 9:30 am, wind power made up 27.10 percent of the total production (2,223 MW), followed by hydro-power with 26.31 percent (2,158 MW), while photovoltaic power amounted to 2.71 percent of the production (222MW).

Coal produces 18.11 percent (1,485 MW), nuclear energy amounts to 16.63 percent (1,364 MW), hydrocarbs to 8.56 percent (702 MW), whereas biomass to 0.59 percent (48 MW).

Electricity in Romania is usually mostly produce from coal, followed by hydro power and nuclear power.

The national overall production at the aforementioned time had reached 8,225 MW, with 6,959 MW for internal use and the rest for export.

The National Weather Administration issued a Yellow Code nowcasting warning for strong wind, 55 – 60 km/h, valid between 8 am and 2 pm in Constanta and Tulcea counties, where most of the Romanian wind power parks are located.


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