Peru generated 4.2% of its electricity from non-conventional renewables in February, the Peruvian ministry of energy and mining said on Saturday.
The nation’s non-conventional renewables — solar, wind, bagasse biomass and biomass-based plants — together produced 201 GWh of electricity in February, down by 10% year-on-year.
Hydro power plants increased production by 1% to 3,037 GWh, while gas-fired units generated 1,538 GWh, up by 16% compared to February 2022.
Total power production in Peru, including production within the national grid and the isolated systems, rose by 4.4% to 4,836 GWh gross, the ministry said.
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