Bolivia aims to meet up to 80% of its energy needs with renewables by 2025

According to the Ministry, Bolivia produces 1,600 MW of electricity, of which between 30% and 57% comes from clean energy. However, among the projects mentioned to achieve the renewable energy goal, only 99 MW come from wind and 494 MW are from hydroelectric projects.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolivia's Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy has issued a press release stating that the country's goal is to increase electricity generation through hydropower, solar, wind power, and biomass.

In this way, "between 70% and 80% of the electricity consumed in the interconnected national grid should be generated from renewable energy sources by 2025," said on September 22 the Vice Minister of Electricity and Alternative Energies, José María Romay, during his participation in the virtual ministerial meeting "The Role of Hydropower in the Energy Transition" organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the . . .

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