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October 18 (Renewables Now) - Spanish electric utility Iberdrola SA (BME:IBE) generated 55,139 GWh from its renewables around the world during the first nine months of 2021, which represented a year-on-year increase of 10.4%, the company said in its preliminary energy report.
Between July and September, Iberdrola’s renewables increased production by 0.9% on the year to 14,076 GWh.
As of September 2021, the company boasts 37,378 MW of renewable energy capacity, including large hydroelectric plants and batteries, or 10.4% more capacity than it had at the same time a year ago.
More information on Iberdrola’s renewables can be found in the table below:
|Technology:||January - September 2021||Installed capacity at end-September 2021||Installed capacity at end-September 2020|
|Onshore wind||29,617||4.8%||19,032 MW||18,016 MW|
|Offshore wind||3,073||7.9%||1,258 MW||1,258 MW|
|Hydro||19,759||15.5%||13,744 MW||12,864 MW|
|Mini-hydro||542||-4.5%||296 MW||306 MW|
|Solar||2,086||86.9%||2,897 MW||1,378 MW|
|Batteries||N.A.||N.A.||137 MW||25 MW|
During the first nine months of the year, Iberdrola saw renewable power production rise in Spain (+23.4%), Mexico (+84.1%) and in Iberdrola Energia Internacional markets, formerly known as the Rest of the World, where the output grew by 40.8% in annual terms.
At the same time, production from renewables fell by 7.7% in the UK, by 2.5% in the US and by 2.2% in Brazil.