$150 million for carbon plant in Guatemala
Duke Energy International, from the US, will build an 85 Mw carbon based, electric generation plant in Escuintla, Guatemala.
Monday, September 1, 2008
Construction works were inaugurated this Friday by the President of Guatemala, Alvaro Colom, who placed the first stone and stated that the new plant is a part of the Government's 4-year energy plan launched on January 14.
Cementera is inaugurating works in a power plant based on coal with a capacity to generate 60 MW per year.
The financial crisis and environmental concerns are jeopardizing the execution of the power plant 'Jaguar Energy'.
Lack of international funding has delayed the construction of the Jaguar Energy power plant in Guatemala, which will begin operations a year later than planned.
The construction of the Jaguar Energy power plant has been delayed by eight months because of severe conflict with the Chinese construction company.
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