Renewables register marginal capacity shift in June

The total capacity of renewable energy sources for the country’s interconnected system registered just a slight change for the month of June, according to LAGIE, the country’s Electricity Market Operator.

The total capacity of installed wind-energy facilities increased to 1,576.52 MW from 1,539.62 MW in May, while hydro-power plants and biomass-biogas units both remained steady at 219.84 MW and 47.04 MW, respectively.

The overall capacity of CHP units increased to 99.07 MW.

Total contracted photovoltaic capacity slipped marginally to 3,080 MW in June from 3,081 in the previous month, while installed capacity rose to 2,077.28 MW in June from 2,074.30 MW in May.

Slight changes were registered in rooftop photovoltaic capacity for the month of June. Interconnected capacity in this domain increased to 350.04 MW from 349.93 MW in May, while non-interconnected capacity rose to 24 MW from 23.99 MW.