4/2017: Monthly update for February 2017

Wind

  • In February 2017, the total wind production was 6% below estimates.
  • In particular, due to poor wind conditions, production generated was lower than expected in southern countries, while Denmark (+7%) and Germany (+23%) performed well.
  • Net wind production year-to-date was fairly lower than budget (-6%) and considerably lower than the same period last year (-16%).

 

Solar

  • In February 2017, the total solar production was 9% higher than estimated.
  • In particular, the average irradiation was higher than expected in Italy, raising the solar production by +23% compared to estimates. In Spain, the solar production was lower than expected due to a lower average irradiation.
  • Net solar production year-to-date was fairly higher than expected (+9%) and the same period last year (+5%).

 

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