latest up 09/2021

Nuclear Power

Guatemala does not have nuclear power, but makes extensive use of radioactive sources in medical and industrial applications, as well as in science and research.

Hydro Power

Guatemala has almost 1,500 MW of installed hydropower capacity, making up 41 per cent of the country’s overall energy production. … Over the past 10 years, energy consumption from renewable sources has doubled with generation representing between 65 per cent and 70 per cent of national consumption.

Wind Power

The total installed capacity as a whole is 106.5 MW, with energy production in 2019 of 330 GWh, representing 2.47% of the total generation in wind energy.

Solar Power

Guatemala’s average solar irradiation is 5.3kWh/m2/day. Few small photovoltaic projects have been implemented in several Guatemalan remote areas, which have no access to grid electricity.

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