Concerns Over Power Supply Continue

In view of the possibility of energy rationing for the summer season in Honduras, businesspeople are calling for the tender processes for the supply of electricity to be speeded up.

Monday, February 17, 2020

At the end of 2019, the business sector had already stated that due to the debt that the National Electric Energy Company has with the generators, it is feared that in 2020 there will be rationing in the supply of electricity.

Currently, representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tegucigalpa (CCIC) and the Honduran Council of Private Enterprise (Cohep), agree that recruitment processes should be expedited to cope with the summer season.

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Juan Carlos Sikaffy, president of the Cohep, told that "... The System Operator and the Electric Energy Regulatory Commission have to put out the bids to contract firm energy to be able to face the summer."

Meanwhile, Guy de Pierrefeu, director of the CCIC, explained that "... we must make a real and immediate analysis of the needs of Honduras at the level of energy and make the required contracts."

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