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    Colombia's clean power share rises to 89.5% in April

    May 18, 2023 - SeeNews Renewables


      May 18 (Renewables Now) - Colombia generated 89.48% of its electricity from clean and renewable sources in April, boosting the clean share in the total power mix from 87.17% in March, according to the latest data released by national grid operator XM Compania de Expertos en Mercados.

      The nation’s clean power plants, including hydro of all sizes and non-conventional renewables, generated roughly 189 GWh of electricity per day on average, or 1.16% more compared to daily average production in March.

      The electricity system as a whole produced 6,336.07 GWh in April, which translated into a daily average of 211.2 GWh, down by 1.46% month-on-month, XM said.

      Production details for clean power plants follow in the table below:

      Source: Daily average production in April (in GWh/day): month-on-month change: Share in April
      Bagasse biomass 1.901 -23.81% 1.01%
      Biogas 0.016 25.98% 0.01%
      HPPs with reservoir 160.837 0.43% 85.10%
      Wind 0.613 -15.56% 0.32%
      Run-of-river hydro 23.262 9.50% 12.31%
      Solar PV 2.360 7.14% 1.25%


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