"On January 16, REN - Redes Energéticas Nacionais recorded a new peak in wind production in a single day, with 106.7 GWh. The previous maximum was on November 11, 2022, the day on which wind production reached 104,2 GWh", according to a report by Notícias ao Minuto.
Also according to REN data, the production of renewable energy supplied 97 percent of consumption on January 16, with wind power standing out with 56 percent.
"Between January 1st and 22nd, renewable production accounted for 89 percent of national electricity consumption", notes REN.
In 2022 as a whole, the wind productivity index registered 0.99 (historical average of 1). In 2022, renewable production supplied 49 percent of consumption, with wind representing 25 percent, hydroelectric 12 percent, biomass 7 percent and photovoltaic 5 percent.