The Rubi solar farm, Peru. Image source: Enel Peru (www.enel.pe)
August 23 (Renewables Now) - Peru generated 280 GWh of its electricity from non-conventional renewables in July, up by 6.1% year-on-year, the Peruvian ministry of energy and mines said in the monthly report on the power sector.
The share of non-conventional renewables -- solar, wind and bio-energy -- in Peru’s total power production was 5.6%, unchanged from July last year. In June, the renewables share came at 5.2%.
Production details on Peru’s renewables in July are in the table below:
January- July 2022
Power production from conventional sources, such as hydro and fossil fuels, rose by 5.1% year-on-year to 4,708 GWh in July. Total gross power production in Peru went up by 5.2% on the year to 4,988 GWh, the ministry said.
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