MONTHLY ELECTRICITY STATISTICS, January 2008 - 13
FRANCE
GWh
  Jan/08 Jan/07 The last 3 months Year-to-Date Past Year
      % change   Oct/07   Nov/07   Dec/07   Jan/08   % change   2007   2007
             
+ Combustible Fuels 7 523   8.4%   4 302 8 003 8 526   7 523 8.4%   58 557 10.7%
+ Nuclear 40 974   0.1%   36 942 35 851 40 059   40 974 0.1%   419 134 76.9%
+ Hydro 5 909   11.2%   3 833 3 278 4 545   5 909 11.2%   62 474 11.5%
+ Geoth./Wind/Solar/Other 738   39.5%   350 537 723   738 39.5%   5 124 0.9%
= Indigenous Production 55 144   2.7%   45 427 47 669 53 853   55 144 2.7%   545 289 100.0%
+ Imports 898   -5.1%   1 045 2 444 2 033   898 -5.1%   10 929 2.0%
- Exports 5 187   -9.5%   4 924 2 835 3 551   5 187 -9.5%   67 394 12.4%
             
                                 
= Electricity Supplied 50 855   4.0%   41 548 47 278 52 335   50 855 4.0%   488 824 100.0%
                                 
                  Period Date          
- Electricity production was 55 144 GWh in January 2008.
- This was higher by 1 436 GWh, or 2.7 %, compared to January 2007.
- This was an increase of 1 291 GWh, or 2.4 %, compared to the previous month.
- Hydro production showed the most significant percentage change compared to the previous month with
an increase of 30 %, or 1 364 GWh.
- Total production for the year-to-date was 55 144 GWh. Comparing this to the same period last year shows that:
- Total production was higher by 1 436 GWh, or 2.7 %.
- Geoth./Wind/Solar/Other production showed the largest percentage change by fuel type, being 39.5 % higher.
- Trade volume decreased by 595 GWh, or 8.9 %.
Electricity Production Compared to Previous Year 'Year to Date' Comparison of Production by Fuel Type
COUNTRY NOTES:
Share of electricity production from independent power producers is estimated by the IEA Secretariat.
Includes Monaco but excludes the French overseas territories Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyane, Reunion, St.-Pierre
and Miquelon, New Caledonia and French Polynesia.
OECD/IEA, 2008                               INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY