Biogas Plant: International Tender Announced

In El Salvador, the terms of reference were announced to be published in November 2020, with details of the tender to design a biogas plant in the country.

Friday, October 2, 2020

According to directors of the Executive Hydroelectric Commission of the Lempa River (Cel), an ambitious investment plan is being worked on which, in addition to the new biogas plant, includes the development of new geothermal plants.

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Daniel Alvarez, president of Cel, told that "... it is expected that in November the international tender for the design of a biogas plant will be launched, which is part of a solution that will allow to solve the problem of nymph proliferation in the reservoirs of the four hydroelectric plants of the autonomous one."

In March of this year CentralAmericaData reported that the new plant that will have an installed capacity of 5.2 MW will require an investment of $32 million and that the feasibility studies for the construction of this plant were put out to tender in March 2014.

Alvarez added that also "... there is green light to execute a new "binary cycle" project in the geothermal area of Berlin and progress to install a new plant in the jurisdiction of Chinameca, San Miguel projects scheduled for 2021."

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