Electricity: Thermal Sources Boost Generation

Because of the behavior of the energy supply from thermal sources, between January and May 2018 and the same period in 2019 the generation of electricity in Panama increased 4%.

Friday, July 5, 2019

The latest report of the General Comptroller of Panama, details that in the first five months of 2019 were generated 4,634 million kwh, equivalent to a 3.9% increase over the 4,460 million offered in the same period of 2018.

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The figures specify that from January to May the country offered 2,149 million kwh of electricity generated from renewable sources, including hydropower, wind and solar, a figure that is 35.9% lower than the 3,355 million kwh reported in the same period of 2018.

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For the periods concerned, thermal power generation increased by 107%, from 1.02 billion kWh to 2.12 billion kWh.

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