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Centralized production of electricity from natural gas

17-Centralized production of elecricity

Description 

This map shows the locations of the centralized production sites for the power generation using natural gas currently in operation or planned in France as of July 1st 2020.

Analysis

In 2019, the electrical capacity of the French natural gas-fired power plants was 6.7 GWe. The year 2019 has known an increase in production (39 TWh or +23.8% compared to the previous year) due in particular to a drop in hydroelectric and nuclear power generation.

Source : GRTgaz (2020)

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