Wind power generation rose 17.3 % year-on-year in 2020, driven by favourable weather conditions and an increase in installed capacity (6.7 %). Output notably reached an all-time monthly high of 5.8 TWh in February. Since operations require less manpower than other technologies, the health crisis had little impact on output. Annual wind generation exceeded that of gas-fired plants for the second time since 2014.
Wind power output rose, and became the third leading generation source, ahead of gas