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17 Sep 2021

Peru's Renewables Boost Output by 6% y/y in Aug

17 Sep 2021  by Renewables Now   

Peru produced 308 GWh of power from its non-conventional renewables -- solar, wind and bioenergy -- in August, up by some 6% year-on-year, according to the latest estimates released by the Peruvian energy ministry.

The share of renewables in the total power production was 6.4%, remaining at the same level as in August 2020.

The renewables share still increased from 5.4% estimated in July, when non-hydro clean power plants generated some 259 GWh.

The ministry's estimates for August 2021 are presented in the table below:

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