The Spanish company, Iberian Studies and Engineering (IBERINSA), has 15 months to develop the study in the municipalities of Metapán, Santa Ana and San Isidro in Sonsonate, starting in May.
Manuel Escobar, head of the Technical Evaluation Department of the Lempa River Hidroelectric Executive Commision (CEL), and head of this project, told Laprensagráfica.com: "It is a project that began five years ago after a Brazilian consultant, through a preliminary study, located four strategic points where this resource can be obtained. The company will have to install a sort of tower that contains a tool for measuring the strength of the wind (a datalogger) to know how much wind can be transformed into electrical energy. "
In El Salvador, the Lempa River’s Executive Hydroelectricity Committee has announced a tender for a feasibility study to identify alternatives for the location of the project.
The study will include the identification of alternatives for the project location, quantification and characterization of wastewater and organic solid waste, identification of alternative technologies for the potential production of biogas and electricity in at least four strategic points in the basin, estimation of the investments required and analysis of the project’s economic, environmental and social benefits.
A tender is being launched for a feasibility study for a biogas power plant using biogas in Acelhuate River in El Salvador.
Government Purchase El Salvador CEL-CP 06/14:
"FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR INSTALLING A POWER GENERATION PLANT USING BIOGAS ON THE ACELHAUATE RIVER -. The purpose of the consultancy is to carry out the feasibility study for the project and developing the terms of reference that will serve as an input to the contract for the detailed project design. Installing a Power Plant with Biogas in Acelhuate River "
This study is for a Scientific and Technological R&D Center, known in Spanish as CIDECYT.
CIDECYT will engage in scientific and technological research for diverse applications, both practical and scientific, both for the Technical University of Panama as well as for the national and international scientific community. State institutions will work with this center in several development projects in the next years.
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