Brazil's wind power output hit 3,357 average megawatts (MWa) in October, marking a 53.4% year-on-year increase, according to preliminary figures by the Power Trading Chamber (CCEE).
Wind farm contribution to Brazil's total power generation rose from 3.4% in October 2014 to 5.3% this year.
The data has been collected between October 1st and the 27th, published by CCEE in the latest edition of InfoMercado Semanal, a weekly newsletter for energy generation and consumption.
During the month, CCEE also observed an increase in the generation of power from plants running on biomass, at 3,636 MWa, and on biofuels, at 575 MWa, marking an increase of 1.7% and 7%, respectively.
Another clean energy source which grew its contribution in October was hydropower. The total generation of such plants stood at 44,016 MWa.
Even with the increase in renewables sources, Brazil's electrical generation performance fell 1.5% year-on-year, with 63,138 MWa delivered to the National Interconnected System.
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