Enel's power production from renewables down by 6.2% in H1 2019


July 23 (Renewables Now) - Enel SpA (BIT:ENEL) produced globally 47,066 GWh of electricity from renewables during the first half of 2019, down by 6.2% year-on-year, according to the latest report by the Italian energy group.

During the second quarter of 2019, renewables produced 24,325 GWh, a decline from 26,717 GWh recorded in the same period last year.

Detailed presentation of the Enel Group’s global net production can be seen below:

Source: Q2 2019 (in GWh) H1 2019
GWh Share in % y/y change in %
Hydro 15,354 29,266 25.9 -12.6
Wind 6,476 12,752 11.3 11.9
Solar and other 953 2,009 1.8 -15.2
Geothermal 1,542 3,040 2.7 3.7
Total renewables: 24,325 47,066 41.7 -6.2

The net production decline was registered mostly in Enel's European markets. In the Iberian peninsula, it plunged by 33% year-on-year, dragged down by low hydropower output.

In North America and in Africa, Asia and Oceania markets, the production from renewables increased by 5.9% and 6.4% year-on-year, respectively.

The Enel Group had 39,385 MW of installed renewable energy capacity worldwide at the end of June compared to 39,786 MW a year earlier. During the first six months of 2019, the Italian company added 758 MW of new capacity.

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