Power Generation by Energy Source

The energy mix for France's power generation industry is published in real-time, based on telemetry data and estimates. Historical data is also published. This screen shows information relating to the nuclear, gas, coal, oil, hydroelectric, wind, solar and thermal renewable power generation segments. This screen also contains information about pumped-storage and the international electricity import/export balance. It is possible to simultaneously display data for one day up to 8 weeks.

Custom presentation

Some new features have been introduced:

  • You can select "line" courbe or "area" aire mode for each power generation technology, and either hide masquer or show afficher the corresponding data.
  • Clicking the "Settings" configurerlets you specify how the various power generation technologies are organised.

Power generation by energy source, subdivided by "technology"

t is possible to view more detailed data for certain power generation segments by specifying the power generation technology. Click the detail icon Détails:

  • The gas segment can be drilled down by Combustion Turbine, Cogeneration, CCGT and Other Gas,
  • The Oil segment can be drilled down by Combustion Turbine, Cogeneration and Other Oil,
  • The Hydroelectric segment can be drilled down by Run-of-the-River, Conventional and Pumped-Storage,
  • The Thermal Renewable segment can be drilled down by Waste, Biomass and Biogas.

Notes on certain sections

Pumping and Pumped-Storage

Pumped-storage stations are hydroelectric facilities that draw water from a lower reservoir during off-peak periods in order to fill an upper reservoir. The water is then released back into the lower reservoir to generate electricity during peak demand periods.

  • The pumping section shows all power used by pumped-storage facilities.
  • The Pumped-Storage section shows the power generated by the stored water


The Solar section shows the electrical power generated by the installed base of photovoltaic panels (including PV farms and diffuse generating capacity).

About historical data Calendrier

Historical data records are adjusted twice after they are first published:

  • During the following month, indicators are consolidated ("consolidated data", shown in green, based on the available metering data).
  • During the first half of the following year, indicators are finalised ("final data", shown in blue, based on all metering data).

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