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Colombia enables private ports to import equipment for the construction of renewable energy projects
Friday, May 29, 2020

• After the auctions held in 2019, at least 14 non-conventional renewable energy projects will be built by 2022, of which 9 are wind farms and will be located in La Guajira. The remaining 5 will be solar parks. • With these projects Colombia will be able to complement its electricity matrix and make it more resilient to climate variability, going from having less than 50 megawatts of installed capacity to more than 2,500 megawatts with unconventional sources of renewable energy. • The Ministry of Transport established the requirements that private service ports must meet to obtain the exceptional authorization of the National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) to move cargo from third parties not legally and economically linked. • In this way, logistical barriers to the construction of these projects are overcome, by allowing all the port infrastructure available and potentially useful for transporting the equipment that is required, eventually, can be used, provided that compliance with the requirements is verified. established requirements. More

Snapshot: Sura and Credicorp’s US$87mn infrastructure fund
Friday, May 29, 2020

Fund managers may close two deals, one in Peru and one in Colombia, by the end of the year. More

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