Panama: Electricity Supply Up 3%

During the first four months of the year, 64% of electricity was generated from hydraulic sources, 21% from thermal, 10% from wind, 2% from solar and 2% was from self-generation.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

According to the most recent figures from the Comptroller General of Panama, in April 2018, 908 million kwh were generated, equivalent to an increase of 3.3% compared to the 879 million supplied in the same month in 2017.

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During the first four months of the year 64% of the electricity generated was through hydraulic sources, 21% from thermal, 10% from wind, 2% from solar and 2% was from self-generation.

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For the periods in question, the generation of electricity through hydraulic sources grew the most, rising from 1,787 million kwh to 2,273 million kwh, which is equivalent to an increase of 27%. 

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