Solar PV generation in Colombia - analyzing the potential of solar energy market

RENEWABLE ENERGY INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL | Colombia faces several challenges to secure a reliable, affordable, and climate-friendly energy supply. Persistently low reserve-to-production ratios in oil and gas, together with advancing climate change, are putting the country’s energy system at risk. Heavily relying on hydro-power, Colombia’s electricity system will become more vulnerable with extreme weather patterns such as El Niño. This paper offers a multi-method study of the role of photovoltaic (PV), specially prosumage systems, to support a slowly starting energy transition in Colombia.

Authors: Andrea Ruíz Lópeza, Alexandra Krumma et al.

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