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June 16 (Renewables Now) - Colombia produced 86.51% of its electricity in May with clean and renewable sources, national grid operator XM Compania de Expertos en Mercados said.
The clean share increased a bit compared to 86.27% in April as hydro power reservoirs started to fill up due to the rainy season.
All power plants in Colombia together generated a total of 6,554.31 GWh in May, averaging some 211.43 GWh per day, up by 1.67% compared to April. Renewables, including large hydro, accounted for 182.91 GWh per day, increasing the production output by 1.95% month-on-month.
More details on Colombia’s clean power production in May can be seen in the table below:
|Technology:||Daily average in May (in GWh/day):||month-on-month change:||Share in May:|
|HPPs with reservoirs||156.97||2.34%||85.82%|