In the absence of long-term contracts for regional energy transactions, the Regional Electric Interconnection Comission "... asked the Regional Operator Entity (EOR by its initials in Spanish) to conduct studies to identify the levels of maximum power transfer for each country and for supply contracts to be authorized according to priority in order to reduce the cost of energy exports. "
This year, the country went from exporting 14GW per hour between January and May to 35GW per hour in June and July, with the entry into force of the regulation on regional integration.
According to Jorge Alvarez, market manager of the Wholesale Market Administration (AMM by its initials in Spanish), in July 50 GWh were sold, and in the first 20 days of August 22 GWh have been exported.
The non-enactment of the Regional Electricity Market Regulations (RMER) is preventing the Guatemalan hydroelectric station Xacbal from selling 30MW to a distributor in El Salvador.
On 1st January the Hydroelectric station Xacbal, part of the Terra Group, should have initiated the sale of 30MW to Salvadoran distributor CAESS, according to a contract signed by both companies in 2008.
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