October 11 (Renewables Now) - September power production from renewables in Colombia dropped by 7.04% month-on-month to a daily average of 155.47 GWh, Colombian grid operator XM Compania de Expertos en Mercados has informed.
The renewables share slipped to 79.07% from 85.1% recorded in August, as nearly all technologies registered lower outputs.
Despite a 7.14% month-on-month decline in production, hydro-electric power plants (HPPs) still outpaced other generators to hold 98.34% of the renewables share.
More details on the renewables share in September are given in the table below:
|Source:||Daily average in Sept (in GWh)||Share||Change m/m|
|HPP with reservoir||138.70||89.21%||-5.51%|
Fossil fuels generated on average 41.15 GWh per day, increasing their production by 39.57% month-on-month. Production from coal-fired power plants jumped by 107.76% to a daily average of 19.47 GWh.