August 26 (Renewables Now) - Non-conventional renewables generated 263 GWh of Peru’s electricity in July, representing 5.6% of the country's total production, according to the preliminary report published by the Peruvian energy ministry.
Compared to July 2018, production from wind, solar, bagasse and biogas went up by 23%.
Total electricity production reached 4,715 GWh, up by 4.7% year-on-year, in the national territory.
A quick summary of Peru’s power mix in July is shown in the table below:
|Source:||July 2019||Jan-July 2019|
|GWh||y/y change||GWh||y/y change|
|Cogeneration with steam||0.34||25%||2.62||23%|