September 16 (Renewables Now) - Wind and solar parks in Italy produced 31.55 TWh of electricity in January-August 2019, which was equal to 16.5% of net power production and 14.7% of total demand.
All renewable energy sources, hydropower included, covered 36.4% of Italy’s power consumption, according to statistics by power grid operator Terna SpA (BIT:TRN). In August 2019 alone, that share grew to 38% from 36% a year ago, due to higher solar and hydropower generation last month.
The table below contains more details.
|Output in GWh||August 2019||July 2019||August 2018||8-mo 2019||8-mo 2018|
|Net power generation all sources||24,434||27,994||23,975||191,621||185,928|
Terna’s full report is available at https://download.terna.it/terna/Rapporto_Mensile_Agosto%202019_8d73232c8f6c68c.pdf.