Roundup: Colombia energy efficiency, Panama rates, Peru transmission

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Colombian authorities submitted a technical cooperation financing request to IDB to support preparation of a residential sector energy efficiency program in off-grid areas.

Funds would help prepare feasibility technical, economic and environmental studies, as well as social and program monitoring, according to bank information.

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Panama's cabinet agreed to create a commission led by economy and finance minister Dulcidio De la Guardia to study electricity prices.

Meanwhile, the government published rates that state transmission company Etesa will use through June 30, 2017.


And Peru's private investment promotion agency ProInversión published final transmission line and substation contracts for 220kV concession Friaspata-Mollepata.

The project will stretch 90.5km and act as the principal link between the national grid and the Ayacucho system.

BNamericas will host its fourth LatAm Power Generation Summit in Santiago, Chile, on August 13-14. Click here to download the agenda.