EDPR's renewable production grows 5% in H1 2019

EDPR wind farm in Portugal. Source: EDP Renovaveis SA. License: All rights reserved

July 10 (Renewables Now) - The output of EDP Renovaveis SA's (ELI:EDPR) renewable power plants has increased by 5% year-on-year to 16.2 TWh in the first half of 2019.

Data released by the company on Wednesday shows that the most significant increase in year-on-year terms was achieved in Brazil, where the company's generation rose by 66% to 697 GWh.

Production in Europe, outside Portugal and Spain, went up 9% to 1,967 GWh. Further details on EDPR's global generation, in GWh, are available in the table below.

Country 2019 2018 Y/Y variation
Spain 3,009 2,866 5%
Portugal 1,635 1,676 -2%
Rest of Europe 1,967 1,799 9%
USA 8,409 8,265 2%
Canada 40 39 0%
Mexico 401 386 4%
Brazil 697 420 66%

As of June 2019, EDPR managed a total renewables portfolio of 11.8 GW in 11 countries, of which 5.5 GW are in Europe and the remaining in the Americas.

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