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Brazil's solar generation jumps 73%

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | December 19, 2019
Brazil's solar power output in the first 15 days of December 2019 jumped to 661 average megawatts (MWa) from 382 MWa in the same period a year ago for a 72.9% increase.
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Wind generation also rose, to 6,043 MWa from 4,874 MWa. Its share in the mix went up to 9% from 7.3%, shows data published in the Power Trading Chamber (CCEE)'s InfoMercado Semanal, the weekly bulletin for energy generation and consumption.

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Biomass power generation went up to 2,265 MWa from 2,233 MWa. Hydropower plants (HPPs) produced 47,964 MWa, down from 53,890 MWa a year back.

Overall electricity generation decreased 0.1% year-on-year in the first half of December, with 66,910 MWa delivered to the National Interconnected System (SIN). Demand arrived at 63,729 MWa, or 0.3% less than a year earlier.