Record-high green energy production in July
July was an exceptional month for renewable energy production.
Hydro energy, or waterpower, plants produced 9 GWh, which is almost three times the July average measured over the past 20 years. July last year, by comparison, saw only 0.8 GWh of energy produced from water.
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Wind energy production also reached an all-time monthly high in July, with 6.5 GWh produced, compared to a monthly average of 2.4 GWh measured over the past eight years.
On 1 August this year, 44.5 percent of the country’s energy production came from renewable sources. The remaining 55.5 percent came from oil.
SEV’s overall year-to-date energy production is at an all-time high, 3.4 percent up from last year.
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