El Salvador's state power company CEL is engaged in developing hydro and wind power generation projects. The company owns and operates hydro plants Guajoyo, Cerrón Grande, 5 de Noviembre and 15 de Noviembre, all located along the Lempa river and with a total installed capacity of 472MW. Its pipeline of projects include the 261MW El Cimarron and the 65.7MW Chaparral hydro plants, as well as an expansion project for its 15 de Noviembre plant, which entails the installation of two 40MW units in a new machine house. CEL was founded in 1945 and is based in San Salvador, El Salvador.
Comisión Ejecutiva Hidroeléctrica del Río Lempa
9ª Calle Poniente #950, entre 15 y 17 Avda. Norte, Centro de Gobierno, San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador