Peru's renewables share at 5.9% in Aug

The Intipampa solar park in Peru. Source: Ministerio de Energía y Minas

September 23 (Renewables Now) - Peru’s non-conventional renewables generated 297 GWh of the nation’s electricity in August, down by 5% year-on-year, Peruvian ministry of energy and mines said.

The combined share of wind, solar and bioenergy in Peru’s total power production rose to 5.9% in August from 5.6% in July.

The renewables share in August 2021 was 6.5%.

Details on how Peru’s renewables performed in August 2022 can be found in the table:

Technology: August 2022 January - August 2022
GWh y/y change: GWh y/y change:
Bagasse/biogas 53 -15% 332 -7%
Wind 176 -4% 1,272 5%
Solar 67 -0.2% 506 1%

Peru’s electricity system as a whole generated 4,995 GWh gross in August, up by 3.4% year-on-year.

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