El Salvador: Investments in Electricity Distribution

The electricity distributor Delsur will be investing $14 million in 2015 in the construction of new substations and the purchase of technical and protective equipment.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

In 2014 the distribution of Electricity Delsur invested $13 million in several works to strengthen its electrical system, and this year representatives announced plans to increase the amount to $14 million, to be allocated to the expansion of the electricity network, the modernization of the commercial system which that measures the energy consumption of users, and the acquisition of new technical equipment, among other things.

Roberto Gonzalez, CEO Delsur told Elsalvador.com that "... Along with this investment the company is renovating the trading system which allows them to measure the energy consumption for customer service and billing. The process to modernize the computer system will cost $7 million, in a process that began last year and is expected to finish in 2016. "

"... Every year we invest to upgrade (the grid). We dont need to replace it, but rather, making it grow. The part which has already reached its useful life span will be modernized but it is a process of continuous change.

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