Panama Electricity Market Figures up to 2016
Source: CentralAmerica Data
Of the 3,291 MW of installed capacity at the end of 2016, 92% corresponded to plants that provide public electricity services, and 7% to self-generating plants connected to the national system.
From a report issued by the Public Services Authority:
The total installed capacity in the Republic of Panama in 2016 is 3,291.38 MW, of which 91.72% (2,928.17 MW) corresponds to plants that provide public electricity services, 7.27% (232.07 MW) to self-generating plants connected to the National Interconnected System (SIN by its initials in Spanish) and the remaining 1.01% (32.18 MW) belongs to isolated systems.
As shown in figure No.2, from the point of view of the type of plant, 51.42% (1,692.50 MW) of the total installed capacity in the Republic of Panama in 2016 corresponds to hydroelectric plants, 37.68 % (1,240.35 MW), to thermal plants using different technologies. New sources of renewable energy sources such as wind and photovoltaic power plants have recently been added to the grid in our country, of which the former represent 8.20% of the total installed capacity, with 270 MW and photovoltaics make up 2.69%, that is to day 88.53 MW.
Read full report (in spanish).