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Maximum power capacity demand on Peru's national grid in September hit 5,592MW compared with 5,322MW in the year-ago month and a record 5,677MW in March.
Data from grid operator COES also reveals that hydro accounted for 50.5% of capacity supply last month. Natural gas represented 46.5% and renewables 2.93%.
Capacity supply in September 2013 was led by gas 48.8%, followed by hydro 47.5%, coal 2.47% and renewables 1.25%.
The latest figures coincide with the signing of a contract to expand the country's thermo capacity.
Work entails installation of an open cycle gas turbine due online in the first half 2016 and a combined cycle steam turbine scheduled to begin operations in 2H16 – for a combined 113MW.
BNamericas will host its 11th Southern Cone Energy Summit in Lima, Peru, on November 12-13. Click here to download the agenda.