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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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Saceem and Ventus develop wind energy in Colombia

Both companies played an important role in the growth of wind energy in Uruguay. The alliance could also bet on the construction of solar power plants in the country. Uruguayan construction company Saceem is partnering with renewable energy developer Ventus to bid for contracts to build wind farms in Colombia.The strategic association, Consortium Saceem Ventus, … Continue reading Saceem and Ventus develop wind energy in Colombia

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EDP Renováveis hosts a debate on Colombia’s wind energy market

The conference was attended by representatives from the Colombian government, including the Deputy Minister of Energy, as well as other important players in the energy industry. Reflecting on the best strategies to combat climate change through innovation and clean energy, the event highlighted Colombia’s energy potential. EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“EDPR”)—a world leader in renewable energies … Continue reading EDP Renováveis hosts a debate on Colombia’s wind energy market

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Wind energy in Colombia, EDP wind farms in La Guajira

In 2022, the Maicao and Uribia wind farms that the Portuguese EDP Renováveis will build will be in operation. In 2022, the Maicao and Uribia wind farms that the Portuguese EDP Renováveis will build will be in operation.The second decade of the 21st century will be crucial for wind power and solar energy in Colombia. … Continue reading Wind energy in Colombia, EDP wind farms in La Guajira

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Ibero-American Renewable Associations will sign renewable energy commitment at COP25

The 12 associations that have made this commitment will be: Spanish Wind Energy  Association (AEE Spain), APPA Renewable, Protermosolar and UNEF (Spain), ACERA (Chile), AEEREE (Ecuador), AMDEE and ASOLMEX (Mexico), AUDER (Uruguay), Cader (Argentina), SER Colombia and SPR (Peru).Within the framework of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change – or better known as COP25 … Continue reading Ibero-American Renewable Associations will sign renewable energy commitment at COP25

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Wind energy industry to invest $1.8bn in Colombia in next three years following successful tender

In last month’s first renewable energy auction in Colombia, 1.3GW of renewable energy capacity was awarded through 15-year PPA deals, with wind energy accounting for 1,077MW of this capacity. The wind farm projects awarded in the auction will increase renewable energy capacity from 1% today to 6%, with a goal of increasing this to 17% … Continue reading Wind energy industry to invest $1.8bn in Colombia in next three years following successful tender

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EDP Renewables is awarded 490 MW in Colombia

EDP Renewables (Euronext): EDPR, a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, has secured two 15-year Power Purchase Agreements (“PPA”) at the renewable auction CLPE No. 02-2019 organised by the Colombian Government. The wind power PPA contracts are based on the energy to be produced at … Continue reading EDP Renewables is awarded 490 MW in Colombia

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EDP awards 500 MW of wind power at auction in Colombia

EDPR, the EDP renewable affiliate achieves a new milestone in the Latin American market. The Portuguese firm has been awarded two wind energy projects of almost 500 MW of total wind power in the auction held this Wednesday by the Government of Colombia. The wind farms will be located in the north of the country … Continue reading EDP awards 500 MW of wind power at auction in Colombia

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Renewables auction allocated 1,186 megawatts of wind power and solar energy in Colombia

Auction will achieve the incorporation of 2,250 MW of installed capacity for the country, produced with solar and wind energy essentially, which corresponds to approximately 12% of current power generation capacity In the first auction of unconventional renewable energy sources in the country, generation responsibilities were assigned to 8 projects awarded with a total effective … Continue reading Renewables auction allocated 1,186 megawatts of wind power and solar energy in Colombia

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