EDPR's renewable power output increases 6% in 2021

EDPR Pereira Barreto PV complex. Image by EDP (www.edp.com)

January 20 (Renewables Now) - EDP Renovaveis SA (ELI:EDPR) registered 30.3 TWh of renewable power generation in 2021, up by 6% on the year.

According to a report released by the company on Wednesday, the increase was recorded because of higher installed capacity and improved resources in Europe and Brazil.

Among the firm's markets, the most notable increase was registered in Canada, where EDPR's generation was up by 228% from 78 GWh to 255 GWh.

EDPR's output in Europe increased 13% to 11,357 GWh, while in North America the company recorded a 2% decline to 17,057 GWh.

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

Country 2021 2020 Y/Y variation
Spain 4,979 4,346 15%
Portugal 3,049 2,624 16%
Rest of Europe 3,329 3,054 9%
US 15,814 16,633 -5%
Canada 255 78 228%
Mexico 987 710 39%
Brazil 1,888 1,093 73%
Vietnam 23 --- ---

As of 2021, EDPR managed a total renewables portfolio of 13.6 GW, with Europe and North America accounting for 42% and 52%, respectively. The firm currently has 1.8 GW of new capacity under construction.

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