Electricity Production in Central America 2015

Of the 34,629 GWh generated in 2015 by the countries included in SICA, 68% came from hydropower, 11% from cogeneration in sugar mills, 11% was geothermal, 9% wind and 0.1% based on biogas.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

From a report by Cepal entitled "Statistics of electricity production by countries in the Central American Integration System (SICA)":

In 2015 production of electricity in the eight countries in the Central American Integration System (SICA) amounted to 64,076 GWh, an amount that has been broken down into the following percentage shares: The Dominican Republic (23.3%); Costa Rica (16.7%); Guatemala (16.1%); Panama (14.8%); Honduras (13.2%); El Salvador (8.8%); Nicaragua (6.5%) and Belize (0.5%).

The installed capacity of the sub-region was 18,744 MW, of which 19.9% was installed in Guatemala; 19% in the Dominican Republic; 16.4% in Costa Rica; 15.9% in Panama; 12.3% in Honduras; 8.7% in El Salvador; 7.1% in Nicaragua and 0.8% in Belize.

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