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July 21 (Renewables Now) - Colombia produced 86.53% of its electricity from clean and renewable energy sources in June, SIN grid operator XM Compania de Expertos en Mercados has said.
The renewables share remained stable compared to May -- then it was at 86.75% -- as the nation’s total electricity production increased by 3.57% month-on-month to an average of 200.38 GWh per day in June.
The combined production from hydropower plants (HPPs) with reservoirs and the so-called non-conventional renewables totalled 173.40 GWh on average per day, up by 3.31% month-on-month.
Figures for renewables are further broken down in the table below:
|Source:||Daily average production (in GWh/day)||month-on-month change:||Share in June:|
|HPPs with reservoir||148.45||5.41%||85.61%|
Production from fossil fuel sources rose by 5.26% month-on-month to about 26.98 GWh per day.