January 17 (Renewables Now) - Power production from renewables in Argentina rose by 86.7% year-on-year to 912 GWh in December, the latest monthly report by the wholesale electricity market administrator CAMMESA shows.
In month-on-month terms, the renewables output increased by 6.9%, while their total share in power generation stayed at 8% for the third consecutive month.
Argentina arrives in 2020 with 2,590 MW of total installed non-conventional renewable energy capacity registered at the end of December, up from 2,472 MW the month before.
Summary of the renewables performance in December is presented in the table below:
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The overall demand for electricity went up by 2.7% year-on-year to 11,160 GWh, 8.2% of which was covered by renewables.