Honduras Brings Back Up Renewable Energy Projects

There are new conversations between the Honduran Association of Small Producers of Renewable Energy and the National Electricity Company.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

The interest shown by the new administration of the National Company of Electric Energy (ENEE, Spanish acronym) in renewable energy production, could reignite 25 to 30 projects, that once the required paperwork is done, could be operating in 18 to 24 months, outputting 150 megawatts.

An ElHeraldo.hn article remarks that: "The international financial crisis caused a 50 MW drop in energy consumption. During the summer of 2008, energy demand reached 1.158 MW, and fell to 1.100 during the same period this year".

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Mini Hydroelectricity Station Concession in Panama

July 2014

The award was given to the company Macano II Hydroelectric for the construction and operation of a 4.15 MW hydroelectric plant called RP-550, in the province of Chiriqui.

From a statement issued by the National Authority of Public Services:

Resolved to:

"...FIRST: AWARD to the business HIDROELÉCTRICA MACANO II, S.A., registered in the Listing 833362, Document 2597272, of the Microfilm Section of the Public Commercial Registry of Panama, Rights to Concession for the construction and operation of the hydropower plant called RP- 550, which use the waters of the River Piedra, located in the village of Paraiso and Guayabal and district of Boqueron, Chiriqui Province, with an installed capacity of 4.15 MW. "

Exceptional Interest in Tender For 15 MW in El Salvador

September 2013

More than 70 investors have acquired the rules for the tender aimed at generating energy on a small scale.

"So far we have registered over 70 projects, and this could mean we end up with double the amount of supply we would have had based on the projections of 15 MW. In the end this is going to open a gap enabling the entry of renewable energy into the mix," said Carlos Najera, head of Renewable Energy at Consejo Nacional de Energía (CNE).

Renewable Energy Companies Request Minimum Price

July 2009

Some 50 renewable energy projects can only be profitable is the kilowatt hour is paid $0.105 or more.

A number of projects presented by the Honduran Association of Small Renewable Energy Producers (Ahpper, Spanish acronym) to the National Electric Energy Company (ENEE, Spanish acronym) and to the Secretary of Natural Resources, could be operating in 18 to 24 months, outputting 150 megawatts.

Honduras: Renewable Energy is not Progressing

May 2009

Entrepreneurs are complaining that ENEE favors companies producing electricity with imported raw materials.

Energy developers are complaining that the National Electricity Company (ENEE) is negotiating contracts with companies that work with imported raw materials, while a number of renewable energy projects are stalled due to lack of resolution.

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