EU Solar Energy Program

'Euro-Solar' was started in 2007, and aims to provide solar energy based electricity to 600 rural communities.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Paraguay were the original beneficiaries of this project, however, Honduras was excluded from the contract signed today.

"After the Coup d'état ..., the European Union suspended all bilateral aid for Tegucigalpa, and minimized communications with the current government..." reports

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Tender For Rural Electrification Project

September 2012

The Honduran Social Investment Fund is putting out to tender a rural electrification project using solar power in the community of Las Champas, The Celeas and Cuyamel.

Description of the contract:

Rural Electrification by Solar Power for the community of Las Champas, The Celeas and Cuyamelm, Iriona Municipality, Department of Colon.

Nicaragua Opens Three Solar Power Projects

November 2010

Three projects, worth $1.7 million, were inaugurated in the province of Madriz.

The new projects will benefit some 4,000 residents of rural communities in the municipalities of Las Sabanas, San Lucas and San José de Cusmapa.

"Nicaragua is dependent on 66% of thermal energy produced from petroleum derivatives, and 34% of renewable resources," according to Reuters.

Nicaragua: $ 380 Million for Rural Power

October 2010

The country will receive a grant from the EU for $ 9.8 million and loans from international bodies for electrification projects.

Mendel Goldstein, Head of Delegation of the European Commission (EC) for Central America and Panama, announced a $ 9.8 million donation of as part of the Easy Investment in Latin America program.

El Salvador: Tenders Presented for Rural Electrification

July 2009

Bids are being received for the third phase of the Rural Electrification program, comprising 500 photovoltaic systems.

10 companies have complied with Fomilenio requirements; most are of Salvadoran capital, one is Guatemalan and the other is from the U.S.

"Even though 80 companies were initially interested in the project, only 10 complied with the requirements.

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