Roundup: Dominican transmission, Ecuador solar, Puerto Rico savings

Friday, August 22, 2014

Dominican Republic state transmission company Eted inked a contract with Spanish consortium Cobra-Semi to expand the grid in the south of the country.

The group will build and expand 138/69kV substations Cruce de San Juan, Cruce de Cabral and San Juan de la Maguana that will cost some US$17mn, Eted said in a statement.

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Atlantic Wind & Solar reported it is in "advanced negotiations for the co-development and sale of an interest in its 25MWp approved power plant project in Ecuador and hopes to finalize this in Q3 2014."


Bright Light Systems completed a lighting upgrade project at Marín international airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as part of a government mandate to save power.

"With the high electricity costs in Puerto Rico, we looked to Bright Light Systems to help us reduce our energy consumption," said Randall Corsi, special projects manager at Aerostar Airport Holdings.