Electric Power: The week in 10 stories

Bnamericas Published: Friday, February 01, 2019
Electric Power: The week in 10 stories


Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power signed a conditional contract for 20 Senvion 4.2M148 turbines for the Alena wind farm project.


Thermopower plants generated more than a quarter of Colombia's electricity in January as an El Niño weather cycle reduced output from hydroelectric dams, official figures showed.


Plans to build a 30MW run-of-the-river power plant that would straddle the Ecuadoran provinces of Napo and Pastaza in the Amazon came under increasing scrutiny.


Work to collect wind data has begun along Guyana's coast with results expected within one or two years.

Also in Guyana, early engineering studies are being carried out into the development of a local natural gas market that envisions supply from the country's upstream sector, with first oil expected in early 2020.


The government activated early alerts to define a strategy to face a forecast prolonged drought this coming summer.


The US$1.2bn Yautepec-Ixtepec transmission line connecting the southern state of Oaxaca with the central region was canceled.


State power transmission company Etesa extended to February 22 a bidding deadline for the 230kV Panamá II-Chepo project.


The government disclosed the initial draft of power authority PREPA's integrated resource plan (IRP) which covers energy supply and demand through 2038, and was prepared by Siemens.


New tariffs in Latin America will help Spanish energy company Naturgy partially recover from the negative impact in 2018 of foreign currency depreciation in the region, group controller Jon Ganuza said.

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  • Company: Alupar Investimento S.A.  (Alupar)
  • Created in 2007, Alupar Investimento (Alupar) is a Brazilian holding company that finances projects and owns electric power generation and transmission assets in Brazil and Lati...
  • Company: Nordex SE  (Nordex)
  • Nordex, a German holding company, engages in the development, production and marketing of wind turbines. The company's projects in Latin America include a 40MW wind park in Urug...
  • Company: Celeo Redes Chile Ltda.  (Celeo Redes Chile)
  • Celeo Redes Chile Ltda. is the Chilean unit of Spanish firm Celeo Redes SL, which is majority owned by Celeo Concesiones e Inversiones, part of Grupo Elecnor S.A.. Celeo Redes C...
  • Company: SECOVI S.A.P.I. de C.V.  (SECOVI)
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