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Brazil's wind generation decreases 2% in 1st half of Nov

Wind farm in Brazil. Author: Otávio Nogueira. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic.

November 17 (Renewables Now) - Brazil's wind power output decreased by 2% year-on-year to 5,234 average megawatts (MWa) in the first 13 days of November, according to preliminary figures released by the Power Trading Chamber (CCEE).

The wind power share in the country's electricity generation mix were stable at 8.5%. The data was published by CCEE in the InfoMercado Semanal, the weekly bulletin for energy generation and consumption.

As regards to other renewable sources, hydropower and biomass also declined in the first two weeks of this month, by 9.4% to 38,754 MWa and 4% to 3,441 MWa, respectively. Solar production, on the other hand, increased to 101 MWa, up from 3 MWa.

Brazil's electricity generation as a whole went down in the first half of November by 2% year-on-year to 61,640 MWa delivered to the National Interconnected System (SIN).

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