latest up 09/2021

Nuclear Power

Nuclear power is the largest source of electricity in France, with a generation of 379.5 TWh, or 70.6% of the country’s total electricity production of 537.7 TWh, the highest percentage in the world.

Hydro Power

Hydroelectric energy is the primary source of renewable energy in France. With 20 GW of installed capacity and almost 10% of its electricity supplied by hydroelectricity.

Wind Power

Between 2008 and 2020, the wind power production capacity in France grew steadily from 3,403 megawatt up to more than 17,000 megawatts. In 2020, the scenarios projected by WindEurope estimated France to become the second biggest country in terms of installed wind energy capacity by 2030 in Europe.

Solar Power

Solar power in France including overseas territories reached an installed capacity figure of 9,466 MW by the end of 2018 generating 10,196 GWh of power. The solar power capacity is set to continue expanding with a target of around 18–20 GW installed by 2023.

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