Iberdrola’s international renewables output down 4.9% in Q1 2022

April 14 (Renewables Now) – Spanish utility Iberdrola SA (BME:IBE) generated 21,689 GWh of electrical energy from its renewables worldwide within the first quarter of 2022, which represented a 4.9% discount in complete inexperienced energy output in comparison with January-March 2021.

Based on Iberdrola’s preliminary figures for the quarter, the house market of Spain was the one one with decrease manufacturing ranges in year-on-year phrases.

The renewables energy output in Spain dropped by 38.5% on the yr to six,260 GWh resulting from a manufacturing decline from onshore wind farms and small and huge hydroelectric vegetation throughout this yr’s first quarter. Iberdrola’s hydro reservoir ranges in Spain had been at 36.4% on the finish of March.

On the similar time, the utility’s photo voltaic farms at house had been in a position to produce 382 GWh, up by 117.6% year-on-year.

Renewables carried out higher in all different Iberdrola’s markets — the UK (+20.6%), the US (+7.8%), Mexico (+6.1%), Brazil (+49.4%) and the Iberdrola Energia Internacional markets, previously the Remainder of the World (+13.9%).

Between March 2022 and March 2021, Iberdrola elevated its international put in renewable power capability by 9.1% to 38.305 MW.

Chosen figures from Iberdrola’s preliminary electrical energy report are introduced within the desk beneath:

Know-how: January – March 2022 (worldwide complete) Put in capability at end-March 2022 Put in capability at end-March 2021
GWh y/y change
Onshore wind 12,121 6.6% 19,447 MW 18,547 MW
Offshore wind 1,395 -0.9% 1,258 MW 1,258 MW
Hydro 7,230 -21.9% 13,849 MW 12,864 MW
Mini-hydro 112 -43.8% 284 MW 296 MW
Photo voltaic 795 48.8% 3,261 MW 2,042 MW
Batteries N.A. N.A. 193 MW 82 MW

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