IELTS Task 1 Academic: Electricity Production in Ireland.

The pie graph below shows how electricity is produced in Ireland and the table shows the primary reasons for using electricity in the same country.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.

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20 minutes, 150 words at least.


The pie diagram depicts information about the percentages of electricity production by coal, gas, wind, and solar in Ireland and the table gives the main reasons such as heating, lighting, kitchen appliances, consumer electronics and phone charging for consuming power in Ireland.

Overall, coal is the dominant source of electricity production and most of the power is consumed in producing heat.

Coal, with a 45 percent share in total production, is the most common mode of electricity production in Ireland. This is followed by gas with 35 percent contribution. The least popular methods for production of electricity are solar and wind each of which produces about 10 percent of total power.

Irish people use most of the electricity, about 55 percent, for heating. Lighting and kitchen appliances consume 45 percent and 40 percent of total electricity respectively. Consumer electronics and mobile charging utilize the lowest power at about 15 percent of total power each.

Total Words = 154.

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