Electricity: Hydraulic Generation Falls 40%

Between January and August 2018 and the same period in 2019, electricity generation from hydraulic sources in Panama decreased by 40%.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

According to the latest report of the General Comptroller's Office of Panama, in the first eight months of 2019 7,436 million kWh were generated, which is equivalent to a 3.3% increase over the 7,200 million offered in the same period of 2018.

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The figures specify that from January to August in the country, were offered 3,768 million kwh of electricity generated from renewable sources, including hydropower, wind and solar, a figure that is 33.4% lower than the 4,889 million kwh reported in the same period of 2018.

For the periods in question the generation of electricity by thermal sources increased 119%, going from 1,407 million kwh to 3,088 million kwh.

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