May 7 (Renewables Now) - Electricity production from wind farms in Spain increased by 5.7% year-on-year to 4,666 GWh in April, accounting for 24.8% of the country's total generation, grid operator Red Electrica de Espana (REE) informed on Monday.
All renewable energy sources together were responsible for a 41.9% share of total production during the month, according to REE’s estimates.
Details on Spain’s power generation mix in April is available in the table below:
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In the January-April period, renewables accounted for 40.2% of the production.
The demand for electricity in mainland Spain decreased by 2% year-on-year to 19,529 GWh in April, and by 2.7% to 83,572 GWh during the first four months of the year.