Peru produced 5% of its electricity from non-conventional renewables in December, the ministry of energy and mining said in the latest power sector report.
Wind, solar and bioenergy -- bagasse biomass and biogas -- plants together generated 264 GWh of electricity in December, which was a decrease of 1% compared to the same month last year when their combined share in Peru’s total production was 5.4%.
The nation’s electricity system as a whole produced 5,289 GWh gross in the final month of the year, up by 5.9% in annual terms. Between January and December, the total gross power production in the system rose by 3.9% year-on-year, according to the report.
Figures for non-conventional renewables are presented in the table:
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