Argentina’s annual installed capacity of renewables to decline to 0.87GW in 2020

16 June 2020 (Last Updated June 16th, 2020 10:05)

With a section of Argentina still under lockdown, power sector dynamics have been disrupted and construction and development of renewable energy assets have stalled. According to Central Puerto, one of the largest power producers in the country, the demand for power has declined and project construction schedules are affected, with other challenges emerging such as payment collection and asset optimisation.

Pre-Covid-19, the sector was estimated to witness an annual installed capacity of 1.1GW of renewables, but post-Covid-19, the annual installed capacity is likely to decline to 0.87GW in 2020.

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