SEE Region: RES output decreased by 44% in week 14, SEE Energy News
Electricity production from variable renewable sources in Southeast Europe fell significantly in the week 14 – by 44% on average, to 1.74 TWh, as both wind and solar production almost halved.
Total wind farm production in the region fell 42% compared to the 13th week, to 1.25 TWh. Wind power generation fell in all regional markets, with Italy and Greece recording the biggest drop – by 60% and 45% respectively, to 284 GWh and 142 GWh.
Wind production in Turkey and Serbia fell by 42% and 34%, respectively, to 513 GWh and 19 GWh.
Solar output in the region of Southeast Europe recorded a significant drop, by 48%, to a total of 487 GWh, with all countries in the region recording a lower contribution of solar energy.
Italy, Bulgaria and Greece recorded a drop in solar production by 70%, 27% and 25%, respectively, as a result of cloudy weather in these markets.
The production of variable renewable sources in Greece fell significantly during the week 14 compared to the previous week, by 37%, to 262 GWh.