Hydro bumps Guatemala's renewables share to 45% in Sept

Author: U.S. Army Corps of Engine. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic.

October 8 (Renewables Now) - Guatemala produced 45.4% of its power from renewable sources in September, up from a 33.5% share registered in August, according to a report by the country's National Electric Energy Commission (CNEE).

Last month’s increase was largely supported by hydropower, which boosted its share to 40.74% from 28.12% in August.

Other movements in Guatemala’s power mix in September are presented in the table below:

Source: Share in Sept: Share in Aug:
Solar 1.51% 1.62%
Wind 1.38% 1.71%
Geothermal 1.78% 2.03%
Coal 44.8% 55.95%

All systems in Guatemala, including the interconnection with Mexico, generated 1,043.2 GWh.

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