El Salvador: $3.2 Million for Electricity Network

To improve the southern electricity distribution service, Delsur, the company has built a substation and a 46,000 volts distribution line.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The Delsur project to build the Masajapa substation was developed after a request from an industrial client for an exclusive line for its facilities.

According to Elsalvador.com, the manager of operations, William Quinteros, indicated that "the new structure will be ready for future expansion. Among the future projects highlighted is the installation of a transformer of 5,000 kilo volt-ampere to enhance service quality for about 15,000 clients, including the 5,000 that are currently served from a substation 13 kilometers away."

The substation and new distribution line will improve the business' service to its clients in the area of San Juan Opico, San Matías, and Quezaltepeque.

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El Salvador: 32 Companies Bid for 100 MW

May 2014

30 offers were presented for photovoltaic projects with capacity for 60 MW and two for wind power projects with capacity of 40 MW.

An article on Nacion.com reports that "... Of the 32 projects submitted by investors, two are wind projects, the remaining 30 are photovoltaic; however, Roberto González, DELSUR's manager, said that if the wind projects fail to meet the power target they have been assigned (40 MW) they will be supplemented with photovoltaic generation. "

El Salvador : More than $900 million for Natural Gas Plant

November 2013

The consortium Quantum-GLU would be the winner of a long-term contract to supply 335 MW generated from a power plant that would be built by the company.

A statement from the National Energy Board reads:

The electricity distribution company DELSUR has made public the financial bids offered by two companies who submitted documents for the tender for 355 megawatts (MW) of power and associated energy, namely: Asocio Quantum-GLU and AES Fonseca Energía, who on October 1 submitted the information required to participate in the tender for the supply of power for 20 years.

El Salvador: Only Two Companies Bid in 355 MW Tender

October 2013

AES Fonseca Energía LTO de CV and Asocio Quantum-GLU submitted their technical and financial bids in the tender organized by Del Sur.

"The technical bids will immediately be reviewed by the evaluation committee of the distributors, advised by a group of prestigious local consultants who will look at the legal issues, especially technical and financial ones," said the general manager of the Del Sur, Roberto Gonzalez.

AEI Sells Ensa in Panama and Delsur in El Salvador

January 2011

Spanish group Iberdrola agreed to buy the Latin American assets of Ashmore Energy International (AEI).

These include Salvadoran distribution company Delsur and Panamanian ENSA, EDEN (Argentina), Elektro (Brazil), CEO (Colombia) and Chilquinta (Chile).

The transaction is valued at $ 8,000 million.

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