Solar Energy in Panama

Up to January 13 final licenses have been issued for installing solar plants with a combined capacity of 336 MW and 54 temporary licenses for the generation of 800 MW.

Monday, February 23, 2015

With the 67 licenses issued so far by the National Authority for Public Services it is expected that 1136 MW of solar power will be generated. For the final licenses, some projects are already under construction and others are scheduled to start energy production in the coming months. "

Prensa.com reports that "... Among the companies that already have a license to build photovoltaic power plants there are projects for 2, 8, 10, 50 and up to 120 megawatts of capacity. They are located in Chiriqui, Cocle, Herrera, Los Santos, Veraguas and Panama. Some of those which took part in tenders are well advanced in the construction process ... " and the studies required.

"... Four of the 31 bidders that submitted bids in the tender held by Empresa de Transmisión Eléctrica, S.A., on November 25, 2014, were awarded a contract for the supply of solar power generation plants between January 1, 2017 and December 31 2036. Contracts for 66 megawatts were awarded to companies that offered the lowest price.

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Licenses for Solar Plants of 17 MW and 10 MW

November 2014

The companies Agua Dulce Solar and Panameña de Energía Solar II have been granted provisional licenses to build, operate and exploit two photovoltaic power plants in the district of Nata and the District of Agua Dulce, both in the province of Cocle.

From the resolutions given by the National Authority of Public Services (ASEP)

Panama: License for 10MW Solar Farm

July 2014

A provisional license has been granted to the company Divisa Solar 10 MW for the construction and operation of a photovoltaic plant called DIVISA SOLAR in the province of Cocle.

From the resolution issued by the National Authority of Public Services in Panama (ASEP)

Resolution:

Panama: License for 10MW Solar Farm

May 2014

I Power Corporation has received the provisional endorsement to build and operate a 10 MW solar farm in the village Las Cumbres, Panama district.

From a resolution issued by the National Authority of Public Services (ASEP)

RESOLVES:

FIRST: GRANT in favor of the corporation I POWER CORP., registered on record 753325, Document 2081505 of the Public Record A PROVISIONAL LICENSE for the development and operation of a photovoltaic system for electricity generation called PARQUE SOLAR SAN ENRIQUE, to be located in Las Cumbres, Panama District, Province of Panama, with an installed capacity of 10 MW.

Solar Power Plant in Panama

June 2012

The state-owned Electricity Generating Company will set up 11,800 solar panels in the Sarigua National Park with which it plans to generate 2.4 megawatts.

With these 11,800 solar panels they plan to generate 30% of the energy consumed by the district Parita.

The photovoltaic power plant will make 2.4 megawatts of power in the first phase and in the second phase capacity will be doubled (4.8 MW), reported the state-run Electricity Generating Company (Egesa).

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