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EDPR's 9-mo renewable production grows 4%

EDPR's Maple Ridge wind farm in the US. Source: EDPR. License: All rights reserved.

October 17 (Renewables Now) - EDP Renovaveis SA's (ELI:EDPR) total renewable power generation in the first nine months of 2018 grew by 4% year-on-year to 20.7 TWh.

The most significant increase was achieved in Brazil, where the company's generation rose by 48% to 836 GWh, due to capacity additions.

Production in Europe was down 3% to 8.26 TWh due to a decrease in wind generation. EDPR's output in North America, on the other hand, increased 8% to 11 TWh.

More details on global generation, in GWh, are available in the table.

Country 9-mo
2018
9-mo
2017
Y/Y variation
Spain 3,760 3,730 1%
Portugal 2,133 2,208 -3%
Rest of Europe 2,363 2,575 -8%
USA 10,977 10,232 7%
Canada 53 53 0%
Mexico 545 454 20%
Brazil 836 564 48%

At the end of September, EDPR had 900 MW under construction in the US, Brazil, Portugal, Italy and France. It manages 11.2 GW of renewable power capacity in 11 countries.

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