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July 1 (Renewables Now) - Chile’s renewables generated 1,492 GWh of power in May, up 31.3% year-on-year, Chilean energy commission CNE said in the latest monthly report.
The production output from renewables declined by 0.4% in month-on-month terms. The share of renewables in total gross power generation fell to 21.7% in May from 23.0% in April.
Output figures by technology are presented in the table below:
|Technology:||Gross generation in GWh:||Month-on-month change:||Year-on-year change:||Share in May:|
With conventional power plants, the total gross power production in Chile rose by 5.5% month-on-month and by 7.4% on the year in May.
As of May, Chile boasts 7,315 MW of installed renewable energy capacity, an increase from 7,173 MW recorded a month ago. Renewables now account for 28.2% of the total installed capacity in the country.