Trelec invests in power transmission in Guatemala

Trelec, a company that specializes in the transport of electrical power, has invested 3 million dollars in Guatemala this year to improve its network. It says other projects will be udertaken in 2009.

Friday, July 11, 2008

The program consists of broadening the capacity of four sub-stations to deal with the increase in demand from Villa Nueva, Sacatepéquez, zone 10 of the capital, and Santa Catarina Pinula, said Trebec manager Leonel Santizo.
Santizo said these zones have become important centers of expansion in terms of housing and commerce, and will need more networks to handle the flow of electrical energy.



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