Due to drought and energy demand from Brazil, Uruguay has highest record in thermal power plants since 2012

Generation by renewable means was 82.6% of the total, and it is the worst biennium in 18 years for hydroelectric production; from UTE, it was highlighted that using the combined cycle power plant "pollutes as little as possible".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Due to a "strong drought" and "increased demand" from Brazil, also due to the lack of rainfall in its territory, Uruguay increased, in 2021, its Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?