EDPR's renewable production goes up 5% in H1 2021

EDPR solar photovoltaic plant

July 14 (Renewables Now) - The output of EDP Renovaveis SA's (ELI:EDPR) renewable power plants in the first half of 2021 has increased by 5% year-on-year to 15.3 TWh.

A report released by the company on Tuesday shows that the growth came because of higher installed capacity and improved resources in both Europe and Brazil.

Further details on EDPR's global generation, in GWh, are available in the table below.

Country H1 2021 H1 2020 Y/Y variation
Spain 2,613 2,102 24%
Portugal 1,483 1,262 18%
Rest of Europe 1,670 1,699 -2%
US 8,474 8,792 -4%
Canada 106 41 156%
Mexico 498 380 31%
Brazil 494 388 27%

Last month, EDPR also entered the Vietnamese market with the acquisition of a 28-MW solar project.

As of June 2021, EDPR managed a total renewables portfolio of 12.6 GW, with Europe and North America accounting for 40% and 56%, respectively. The firm currently has 2.9 GW of new capacity under construction.

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