Electricity generation in Portugal.


Generation mix for Portugal averaged over 2019

FuelFraction 
Fossil46%
Hydro17%
Wind29%
Biomass+Waste6%
Solar2%
Nuclear0%

Net Exports

7%

  • On average exports electricity.
  • Demand variations are largely compensated by hydro generation with some adjustments in fossil fuel generation.

Evolution of Fuel Mix



Demand Variations during Week (2018)


Diurnal Variations (2018)

(NB. The dark region at night in winter is due to consumption from pumped Hydro Storage).


Seasonal Variations (Average 2016-2018)