Energy outlook for Central America

As energy demands in the region are expected to climb by 6% in the next six years, new investment opportunities are expected to open up.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

A recent article in Central America Today explains how in the past, political squabbles and confusing patchwork of overlapping regional, state and private networks hampered efforts to modernize Central American energy systems. As a result, investors often refrained from building new power plants or spending more of their cash flow on energy efficiency or grid automation.

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Energy Forum in Panama

May 2013

The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama is to hold an Energy Forum in search of alternatives to avoid a new crisis in the energy sector.

From a statement from the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP):

Panama, May 23, 2013.

Honduras: Revised Decree to Address Energy Crisis

July 2011

Faced with questions from several representatives, the president has rescinded the decree which would address the energy crisis in the west of the country.

Several representatives agreed that the decree was too broad and would open the possibility of direct contracting by the state in order to address the energy crisis.

Energy Rationing Program in Nicaragua

May 2008

The rationing program will leave no service to over 600 thousand Fenosa customers in five time periods and zones.

"It will be kept as long as there is shortage of energy and I do not know how many days it will last"; said Jorge Katina, Communications Manager at Fenosa.

Energy Rationing Program in Nicaragua

May 2008

The rationing program will leave no service to over 600 thousand Fenosa customers in five time periods and zones.

"It will be kept as long as there is shortage of energy and I do not know how many days it will last"; said Jorge Katina, Communications Manager at Fenosa.

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