Costa Rica: $24 million for Electricity Substation

The state power project involves the construction of a substation with two 230 kV transformers in the area of Coyol in the province of Alajuela.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) will fund the project using a loan from the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE) and expects the station to become operational in the third quarter of 2015.

Manuel Balmaceda, Director of Transportation at the ICE told that "...The direct benefit of the project is to increase the quality of the electricity supply to industrial customers already located in the area as well as future users. In this way, the power supply will be ensured for this important production sector. "

The mayor of Alajuela, RobertoThompson, "... said the work will substantially improve distribution, power and the quality of service in an area of ​​great importance to the county, as new investments in the coming years are expected."

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