November 15 (Renewables Now) Non-conventional renewables generated 292 GWh of Peru’s power in October, up 11% year-on-year, according to the preliminary report published by the Peruvian energy ministry.
Production from wind, solar, bagasse and biogas in October accounted for 6% of the nation’s total, increasing from the 5.8% share recorded the month before.
All non-conventional renewables increased their year-on-year output throughout October, with bagasse and biogas picking up significantly.
Total electricity production in the national territory rose by 2.8% to 4,832 GWh.
The table below shows preliminary estimates of Peru’s power mix:
|Source:||October 2019||January-October 2019|
|GWh||Y/Y change||GWh||Y/Y change|
|Cogeneration with steam||0.34||-19%||3.71||9%|