Electricity projects established in Guatemala

The National Electric Energy Commission established that in the next few years 38 transmission lines are urgently needed to be built.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

The message to investors about which projects in the country's electricity network are priority was published by the National Electric Energy Commission in resolution 189-2008 which establishes which of the current and future lines and substations make up the Main System, Carlos Colom, president of the entity, reported.
Romeo Rodriguez, vice minister of Energy and Mining, added that this is an update because the electricity system changes and some lines that were previously considered secondary, such as the...

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Interested in bidding for electric transmission projects in Guatemala expressed concern over rights of way for electric lines.

Complications could arise if agreements are not struck with owners of plantations through which electric lines should travel, warned several businessmen, in a second informative meeting for the project.

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Guatemala Puts Electrical Transmission Projects Out to Bid

February 2009

The National Commission of electric power announced that on March 9th they will reveal the bases for the construction of the power lines.

Leonel Díaz Zeceña in an article published in Prensalibre.com writes: "The interested businesses will have until September to make their proposals, and the awarding will be by means of auction, reported Carlos Colom , President of the National Commission of Electric Power (CNEE), yesterday.

$504.1 million for electricity network in Guatemala

September 2008

The CNEE (The National Committee for Electric Energy) is still working on the main details of the bidding for the Plan which should start in 2009.

The "Electricity Transmission System Expansion Plan, 2008-2018" includes the construction of the infrastructure which includes 1,374 kilometers of electric lines and the funds which should come from the private sector.

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