Electric Network: $14 Million Investment Announced

In El Salvador, the electricity distribution company Delsur announced that this year it plans to invest in building a substation, increasing power transfer capacity and electrifying rural areas.

Friday, February 21, 2020

Directors of the company reported that for this year it is considered to start the construction of the new substation El Volcán, which will serve as an energy supply point for the metropolitan area of Santa Tecla and will require about $2.6 million.

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Laprensagrafica.com reviews that "... the firm will allocate this year to the distribution area $5.5 million, dedicated to providing service to new customers and improve reliability and continuity. Additionally, it will invest $5.2 million to improve the quality of service and security of operations, increase customer satisfaction, increase network operating capacity and improve efficiency through the use of technology."

The article adds that "... Finally, in the commercial area, the company's investment projects contemplate a budget of $3.5 million, which will be focused on rural electrification, expansion of residential and industrial telemetering, growth to connect new clients and modernize the network for areas of difficult access."

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El Salvador: Investments in Electricity Distribution

January 2015

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.

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.

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Panama: $483 million in Electricity Distribution

April 2013

The expansion program of the electrical system in Panama foresees investments from Empresa de Transmisión Eléctrica S.A. of $483 million over the next eight years.

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June 2009

To improve the southern electricity distribution service, Delsur, the company has built a substation and a 46,000 volts distribution line.

The Delsur project to build the Masajapa substation was developed after a request from an industrial client for an exclusive line for its facilities.

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