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ERA5 derived time series of European country-aggregate electricity demand, wind power generation and solar power generation.

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The ERA5 reanalysis data (1979-2018) has been used to calculate the three-hourly country aggregated wind and solar power generation for 28 European countries based on a distribution of wind and solar farms which is considered to be representative of the current situation (2017). In addition a corresponding daily time series of nationally aggregated electricity demand is provided. The datasets have been produced to investigate the inter-annual variability of the three weather-dependent power system components.

Resource Type: Dataset
Creators: Bloomfield, Hannah, Brayshaw, David, Charlton-Perez, Andrew
Rights-holders: University of Reading
Data Publisher: University of Reading
Publication Date: 2019
Data last accessed: 28 January 2020
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17864/1947.227
Metadata Record URL: https://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/id/eprint/227
Organisational units: Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical, Computational and Physical Sciences > NCAS
Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical, Computational and Physical Sciences > Department of Meteorology
Participating Organisations: University of Reading
Keywords: electricity demand, wind power generation, solar power generation
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