Peru flags US$500mn transmission project

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Líneas de Transmisión Peruanas has until December 20 to respond to EIS observations for a US$500mn transmission project in northern Peru.

The 600km 220kV Moyobamba-Iquitos line will span regions San Martín and Loreto regions, and connect the isolated Iquitos system to the national SEIN grid.

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Information from the energy and mines ministry's energy environmental affairs office reveals that 131 observations were made to the EIS.

Moyobamba-Iquitos will take an estimated three years to complete and includes construction of two substations and expansion of another two.

(CREDIT: ProInversión)

In a related note, private investment promotion agency ProInversión announced it will receive offers on December 16 for 220kV transmission project Montalvo-Los Héroes.

Moyobamba-Iquitos and Montalvo-Los Héroes are part of a group of 220kV lines due online through early 2019 that include Azángaro-Juliaca-Puno, Carhuaquero-Cajamarca Norte-Caclic-Moyobamba, Friaspata-Mollepata, La Planicie-Industriales and Machupicchu-Quencoro-Onocora-Tintaya.