Central America: $1.6 billion in Energy Projects

Last year, 87 environmental impact studies were submitted in the countries in the region, for the construction of power generation plants and works on electricity networks.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Panama is the country in the region where the largest investment is concentrated, with an approximate $1.29 billion in energy projects, corresponding to 32 environmental impact studies submitted to the Ministry of the Environment between January and December 2017.

It is followed by Costa Rica, where 13 EIAs were submitted, which together total an approximate investment of $198 millionIn Guatemala, 20 projects were submitted, making a total estimated investment of $77 million.

In El Salvador, 22 studies were submitted for work on different types of energy projects that have total an investment of approximately $69 million.

The interactive platform "Construction in Central America", compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData, includes an up to date list of public and private construction projects for which environmental impact studies (EIA) were submitted to the respective institutions of each country.

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