El Salvador: Changes in the electric market

With the launching of a licitation for the 190 Megawatts provision start the modifications in the purchase system of the electric energy suppliers.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

This modification will help stabilize the final prices and favour the investment in generation, since it will provide a long term horizon.

The basis for this licitation can be withdrawn starting today in the big clients office in the Torre Telefónica, in San Salvador. It is for the 190 Mw supply, starting june 2010 and for a 2 year term.



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