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    Colombia's clean power share at 86.5% in May

    June 16, 2022 - SeeNews Renewables


      June 16 (Renewables Now) - Colombia produced 86.51% of its electricity in May with clean and renewable sources, national grid operator XM Compania de Expertos en Mercados said.

      The clean share increased a bit compared to 86.27% in April as hydro power reservoirs started to fill up due to the rainy season.

      All power plants in Colombia together generated a total of 6,554.31 GWh in May, averaging some 211.43 GWh per day, up by 1.67% compared to April. Renewables, including large hydro, accounted for 182.91 GWh per day, increasing the production output by 1.95% month-on-month.

      More details on Colombia’s clean power production in May can be seen in the table below:

      Technology: Daily average in May (in GWh/day): month-on-month change: Share in May:
      Bagasse biomass 1.20 -34.16% 0.66%
      Biogas 0.01 26.39% 0.01%
      HPPs with reservoirs 156.97 2.34% 85.82%
      Wind 0.11 -12.57% 0.06%
      Run-of-river hydro 23.60 2.78% 12.90%
      Solar PV 1.01 -7.54% 0.55%


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