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Argentine renewables increase output by 87% y/y in Dec

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January 17 (Renewables Now) - Power production from renewables in Argentina rose by 86.7% year-on-year to 912 GWh in December, the latest monthly report by the wholesale electricity market administrator CAMMESA shows.

In month-on-month terms, the renewables output increased by 6.9%, while their total share in power generation stayed at 8% for the third consecutive month.

Argentina arrives in 2020 with 2,590 MW of total installed non-conventional renewable energy capacity registered at the end of December, up from 2,472 MW the month before.

Summary of the renewables performance in December is presented in the table below:

Technology: Net generation in December 2019 (in GWh): Net generation in November 2019 (in GWh): December 2018-2019 Y/Y change: Installed capacity by end December:
Wind 604 569 133.5% 1,609 MW
Hydro<=50MW 141 128 -12.3% 498 MW
Solar 118 109 203.8% 439 MW
Biomass 25 30 64.4% 2 MW
Biogas 23 22 53.5% 42 MW

The overall demand for electricity went up by 2.7% year-on-year to 11,160 GWh, 8.2% of which was covered by renewables.

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