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Renewables share in Guatemala rises to 63% in Oct

Author: grendelkhan. License: Creative Commons, Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic.

November 12 (Renewables Now) - Guatemala generated 63.34% of its power from renewable sources during October, a boost from the 45.4% share recorded in September, according to the latest report by the National Electric Energy Commission (CNEE).

The increase in October was driven almost single-handedly by hydropower, which accounted for 59.39% of the total renewables share during the month.

Summary of Guatemala’s power mix in October is presented in the table below:

Technology: Share in Oct: Share in Sept:
Hydro 59.39% 40.74%
Solar 1.30% 1.51%
Wind 0.88% 1.38%
Geothermal 1.74% 1.78%
Coal 33.74% 44.8%

The total amount of generated electricity, including the interconnection with Mexico, stood at 1,136.2 GWh.

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