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Colombia launches offshore wind energy plan, announces first wind farm

Colombia could build its first offshore wind farm off the coast of the port of Barranquilla, following a deal signed this week in Houston. Under the memorandum of understanding, Denmark’s Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners agreed with the city’s government to study a 350MW offshore wind farm which would require an investment of almost $1 billion. Once … Continue reading Colombia launches offshore wind energy plan, announces first wind farm

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Offshore wind farm will be built in Barranquilla, Colombia

In Barranquilla, the first offshore wind farm in Latin America will be built. This week, the District will sign a memorandum of understanding with the firm Copenhagen Infrastructure New Market Fund I K/S, a subsidiary of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), to start up the megaproject. The announcement was made by Mayor Jaime Pumarejo, who indicated … Continue reading Offshore wind farm will be built in Barranquilla, Colombia

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World Bank highlights the great potential in wind energy in Colombia

Due to the enormous potential of Colombia in the development of wind energy, the World Bank Group designed a roadmap that projects the potential role that this offshore wind power activity can play in the energy sector in the medium and long term in Colombia. It provides recommendations on the next steps in terms of … Continue reading World Bank highlights the great potential in wind energy in Colombia

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Colombia will have its roadmap to produce wind energy in the sea

Next March, the Ministry of Mines and Energy will publish the roadmap that Colombia must follow to make offshore wind power generation a reality in the medium term. To date, Danish companies such as Orsted and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners have expressed interest in developing this type of project in the country. The Minister of Mines … Continue reading Colombia will have its roadmap to produce wind energy in the sea

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Colombia promotes wind energy and solar power

In the municipality of Uribia, in La Guajira, President Iván Duque inaugurated a few days ago, with the presence of representatives of the Wayúu community, the second wind farm in the country, a project that will generate twenty megawatts, enough to supply energy to more than thirty thousand homes. Its entry into operation is of … Continue reading Colombia promotes wind energy and solar power

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Colombia inaugurated the largest wind farm in the country built by Elecnor

This wind farm is the first of a total of 16 that will be located in La Guajira.The president of Colombia, Iván Duque, inaugurated this Friday the Guajira 1 Wind Farm, the largest in the country, built by the Spanish company Elecnor and located in Cabo de la Vela, the northernmost tip of South America. … Continue reading Colombia inaugurated the largest wind farm in the country built by Elecnor

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On January 22, the Guajira 1 wind farm is inaugurated

On January 22, the Guajira 1 wind farm is inauguratedThe Guajira 1 wind farm, which is located in Alta Guajira, was completed and will be inaugurated on January 22 with the presence of the President of the Republic, Iván Duque. This was reported by the manager of the Isagen company, Camilo Marulanda López.The Guajira 1 … Continue reading On January 22, the Guajira 1 wind farm is inaugurated

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Colombia, ready to open another wind power plant in La Guajira

Colombia will launch a wind power plant at the end of the month, which will reinforce the generation matrix, from clean sources. It is the Guajira 1 wind farm, a project being developed by Isagen and which will mark a milestone by being the first to deliver this type of electric current to the National … Continue reading Colombia, ready to open another wind power plant in La Guajira

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Colombia looks to offshore wind energy

At the 17th ASOCODIS Colombian power distribution conference this week, Colombia’s energy minister Diego Mesa said the country is advancing its plans for offshore wind development, with draft regulations almost ready for public comment. “We hope to publish draft regulations for comment in the coming weeks and implement them next year,” said Mesa. “We see … Continue reading Colombia looks to offshore wind energy

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Nordex promotes wind energy in Colombia

Colombia has numerous resources for power generation and the development over the previous years has shown that wind energy is becoming increasingly important. So far, however, 70% of the power in the country at the northern tip of South America has been generated exclusively through hydropower, 29% come from fossil power plants. Prolonged periods of … Continue reading Nordex promotes wind energy in Colombia

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Wind power in Colombia, wind turbines for La Guajira wind farm

The Ministry of Mines and Energy of Colombia highlighted that, after the approval in Congress of the Energy Transition Law, the first wind turbines began to arrive in La Guajira for the assembly and commissioning of the first large-scale wind farm that will be installed in the country in more than 17 years.“This milestone consolidates … Continue reading Wind power in Colombia, wind turbines for La Guajira wind farm

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Wind energy in Colombia, Vestas’ wind turbines for 504 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a 504 MW order for an undisclosed project in Colombia. The contract includes the supply and installation of 90 V162-5.6 MW EnVentus wind turbines, as well as a 15-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement. This will be the first project to feature wind turbines from the EnVentus platform in … Continue reading Wind energy in Colombia, Vestas’ wind turbines for 504 MW wind farm

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Wind power in Colombia, construction of wind farm in La Guajira is authorized

 The Spanish infrastructure, energy, services and telecommunications group Elecnor received two easement titles from the National Land Agency –ANT for the construction of the ‘El Ahumao’ wind farm, in the town of Camarones, Riohacha jurisdiction. The director of the National Land Agency, Myriam Carolina Martínez, explained that this easement was necessary for the Spanish company … Continue reading Wind power in Colombia, construction of wind farm in La Guajira is authorized

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Wind power in Colombia, the Windpeshi wind farm advances

The Windpes1-11 Wind Farm project will consist of the construction and operation of approximately 90 wind turbines, a lifting substation and other complementary works that will be interconnected to the Cuestecitas electrical substation.Through a statement, Enel Green Power reported that under biosecurity measures it socialized in semi-presential meetings of prior consultation with eight Wayuu communities … Continue reading Wind power in Colombia, the Windpeshi wind farm advances

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Vestas supplies wind turbines to wind power in Colombia

Vestas has entered the Colombian wind energy market with a 20 MW order for the Guajira I wind farm, located at the municipality of Uribia, in La Guajira, Colombia. The contract includes the supply and installation of ten V100-2.0 MW wind turbines, as well as an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement for … Continue reading Vestas supplies wind turbines to wind power in Colombia

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Elecnor wins its first contract in Colombia’s wind energy with the Guajira I wind farm

The Spanish infrastructure, energy, services and telecommunications group Elecnor continues its expansion in the Latin American market, winning its first contract in Colombia. The project consists of the construction of the Guajira I wind farm with a capacity of 20 MW and an investment of 31.7 million euros. This park is located in the municipality … Continue reading Elecnor wins its first contract in Colombia’s wind energy with the Guajira I wind farm

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The potential of the Caribbean region of Colombia for the development of wind energy projects

The Alta Guajira area, due to the quality of its winds, concentrates the majority of works for the generation of wind energy.“Due to its resources, the Caribbean Region has enormous potential and all the conditions to become a pole for the development of renewable energies, especially wind energy, due to the winds in the coastal … Continue reading The potential of the Caribbean region of Colombia for the development of wind energy projects

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Wind energy in Colombia, 41 Nordex wind turbines for wind farm

Nordex has received an order for the supply of 41 N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines for a wind farm in Colombia. The order also includes a service agreement for a period of two years with an option to extend initially by three and subsequently a further five years. The N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines with a rotor diameter of … Continue reading Wind energy in Colombia, 41 Nordex wind turbines for wind farm

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Wind energy in Colombia, EPM resumes the operation of the Jepírachi Wind Farm

EPM resumes today the operation of the Jepírachi Wind Farm, in La Guajira, with all the biosecurity protocols to avoid the spread of the coronavirus, which had been suspended since the beginning of the year. EPM explained that at the beginning of this year, generation with wind turbines in the wind power complex was suspended. … Continue reading Wind energy in Colombia, EPM resumes the operation of the Jepírachi Wind Farm

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Two wind energy projects approved in La Guajira

After several months of processing, the approval of the environmental license for the development of wind power projects in La Guajira was finally achieved. This news was produced today to celebrate World Energy Day. The wind farm will be located in the municipality of Maicao and will operate with 45 wind turbines, which will provide … Continue reading Two wind energy projects approved in La Guajira

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