Renewable Energy: New 100 MW Solar Plant

The plant that AES El Salvador has inaugurated in La Union, required a $160 million investment, and has 44 thousand polycrystalline-type photovoltaic modules, in an area of ​​149 sqm.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Pasaquina is the first of ten solar power generation plants that AES El Salvador and Corporación Multi Inversiones plan to build in the three phases of the project.  It is expected that the plants will start operations gradually over the next two years.

See also "Central America: $1.2 billion in energy projects"

Elsalvador.com reports that "... The plant has 44 thousand polycrystalline type photovoltaic modules spread over an area of 149 m2, has three power stations that convert direct current energy to alternating current and an electrical distribution substation that adapts this energy to upload it into the distribution grid."

See also "Renewable energy: $ 500 million for new plants"

"... The company indicated that the plant has the capacity to supply the energy resource to approximately 33,000 homes connected to the distribution network of Empresa Eléctrica de Oriente (EEO)."

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The tender conditions are available for prequalification for the installation of a photovoltaic plant of 14.2 MWp.

From an article published by The Executive Hydroelectric Commission of the Lempa River:

The Executive Hydroelectric Commission of the Lempa River reported that the conditions for prequalification for the project for the installation of a photovoltaic generation plant with an estimated capacity of 14.2 megawatts peak (MWp) in the vicinity of "Central Hidroeléctrica 15 de Septiembre ", will be available until March 7, 2013.

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