Honduras Earmarks $ 46 million for Dams

With funding from the CABEI, the country will work on the national hydroelectric dams.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Special attention will be given to dam Los Laureles in Tegucigalpa, according to the manager of the National Service of Aqueducts and Sewers (SANAA), Danilo Alvarado.

Mr. Alvarado told Digital process, "these funds are aimed at a group of projects that were considered priorities in the short term, among them the inflatable part of the Laurels dam and improving the water system.”

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Honduras: Hydroelectric Projects Unfunded

April 2013

The projects Jicatuyo, Los Llanitos and El Aguán, with a combined potential of 600 MW, have become stalled because the state can not provide its share of funding.

Laprensa.hn reports that "... Jicatuyo and Los Llanitos, in the department of Santa Barbara, were identified 32 years ago. When Congress approved their construction in 2009, it said it would be ready in four years, to date, progress is zero. "

Honduras Relaunches San Fernando Dam Project

November 2011

Congress has passed a bill for the incorporation of the Council for the Development of the Southern Zone, which is planning, among other things, the construction of the dam.

A press release from Congress states:

The news that both the departments of Valle and Choluteca were waiting for came on Tuesday when Congress unanimously approved the establishment of the Council for the Sustainable Development of the Southern Zone.

$64 Million For Nicaraguan Hydro Power Station

September 2009

'Larreynaga', a 17-MW hydroelectric power plant will be built with financing from Spain.

Funds for the project will be channeled through the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI).

"The project for the construction of 'Larreynaga' hidroelectric power station, ..., will be repaid in 25 years by the Government of Nicaragua, and will be developed by ENEL, the Nicaraguan Electricity Company", reported Google News.

$600 million for hydroelectric plant in Honduras

January 2009

The Odebrecht company will be in charge of constructing the Los Llanitos and the Jicatuyo hydroelectric dams in the Santa Barbara department.

Latribuna.hn reports on its website: "The work to be carried by the foreign company includes the design, construction, operation, maintenance, and transfer of the hydroelectric plants which will have an installed capacity of 271 megawatts, and an annual generation of 1,037 kilowatt-hours.

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