Electricity: Generation up 8%

During the first month of the year, electricity generation in Panama amounted to 975 million kWh, 7.5% more than in the same period of 2019.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

According to the most recent data from the General Comptroller of Panama, in the first month of the year 390 million kwh were generated from hydraulic sources, which is equivalent to a 3% increase over the 379 million offered in the same period in 2019.

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The figures show that in January the country offered 528 million kWh of electricity generated from renewable sources, which includes hydro, wind and solar, a figure that is 3% lower than the 546 million kWh reported in the same period in 2019.

For the periods in question, electricity generation from thermal sources increased by 29%, from 298 million kWh to 385 million kWh.

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