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Investments in wind energy and other renewable in Colombia already total US $ 500 million

The interest generated by the development of non-conventional renewable energy like wind power in the country is already reflected in investments totaling US $ 500 million. Although there are still a large number of projects that are on the table, the truth is that the high geographical potential of the country projects that this type … Continue reading Investments in wind energy and other renewable in Colombia already total US $ 500 million

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The wind energy of La Guajira

The Department is very close to a clean energy revolution since the government auction is going to be that detonator with long-term contracts that are the ones that are needed to make these projects viable, according to oil engineer Felipe Gamboa of Vestas. Latam North. Gamboa was one of the businessmen invited to the twelfth … Continue reading The wind energy of La Guajira

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Wind power in La Guajira: huge untapped wind energy potential

During the 12th Annual Meeting of the Colombian Electricity Sector, the department of La Guajira is one of the central points when discussing the future of energy in Colombia. In that sense, Felipe de Gamboa, of the multinational Vestas, creator of wind turbines, said that the future of energy in the country is in La … Continue reading Wind power in La Guajira: huge untapped wind energy potential

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Wind power will arrive in Boyacá in 2021

Four wind energy projects are part of a technological commitment that will be advanced by a French company.By 2021, the arrival of wind power in Boyacá is planned, following the announcement of the completion of four solar projects by the French company Green Yellow Energy. The purpose of the company is to consolidate the municipalities … Continue reading Wind power will arrive in Boyacá in 2021

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Almost 100 renewable, wind energy and solar projects in Colombia

The electric current generated by a large part of the unconventional renewable energy projects in the country is almost guaranteed to be delivered to the National Interconnected System (SIN). The reason, to date, the requests for the connection of 90 complexes of Non-Conventional Renewable Energy Sources (Fncer) that will provide the transmission network with more … Continue reading Almost 100 renewable, wind energy and solar projects in Colombia

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Colombia develops 12 wind energy projects

There are more than 420 renewable energy projects that already have the guarantee of the Upme. The renewable energy market is becoming stronger in the country. Of the 613 non-protocol projects that have been registered since 2016, there are already at least 425 initiatives that have the endorsement of the Mining-Energy Planning Unit (Upme), the … Continue reading Colombia develops 12 wind energy projects

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Wind energy in Colombia: La Guajira has a new license for wind power generation

The wind farm that ANLA will follow up is part of the generation of Non-Conventional Renewable Energies.In order to increase the generation of clean energy in the country by 1,500 MW during this four-year period, the National Environmental Licensing Authority (ANLA) granted an environmental license to another wind power generation project that will be developed … Continue reading Wind energy in Colombia: La Guajira has a new license for wind power generation

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Colombia does not develop its solar and wind power

Rodolphe Demaine, president of GreenYellow for Colombia and Panama, spoke with Al Paredón about the landscape of Colombia’s energy matrix and how the country has a wide potential in non-conventional renewable energies, but it is necessary to work on regulation and The necessary studies. What is GreenYellow?GreenYellow is a somewhat atypical company because we leave … Continue reading Colombia does not develop its solar and wind power

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New auction of renewable energies in Colombia

Studies indicate that Colombia’s potential for wind energy in the Caribbean region is greater than 20 GW, in Santanderes 5 GW and 2 GW could be obtained in Huila. After an attempt of success, the Government prepares a new auction of renewable energies for October of this year. Offer energy by blocks, according to the … Continue reading New auction of renewable energies in Colombia

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EDPR enters its 14th global market through a wind energy project in Colombia

The company is arriving in Colombia after winning two new wind power contracts to build wind farms with a total of 492 MW. EDP Renováveis has secured two 20-year contracts at an auction organized by the Colombian Government for the construction of wind farms. The contracts refer to the Alpha (212 MW) and Beta (280 … Continue reading EDPR enters its 14th global market through a wind energy project in Colombia

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Auction of solar power and wind energy in Colombia allocates 1,398 MW of renewable energy

The auction assigned responsibilities to six wind power projects for 1,160 megawatts, located in La Guajira, and two solar generation projects for 238 megawatts, in the department of Cesar.  “Today I want to tell you that the renewable energy revolution started in Colombia, because last night we closed the reliability auction and investments and projects … Continue reading Auction of solar power and wind energy in Colombia allocates 1,398 MW of renewable energy

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Colombia’s first non-conventional renewable energy tender

Despite the recognition that there is a solid pipeline of wind energy and solar power projects ready to start up a competitive renewable energy market, the Colombian authorities couldn’t award contracts in the first tender round to any of power projects that were entered. This was due to a technical issue that the bidding offers … Continue reading Colombia’s first non-conventional renewable energy tender

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Be a leader in Colombia’s wind energy development

Colombia will hold its first renewable energy tender in January 2019 and its government has made it clear that the country is more invested than ever in its energy transition. This means that the Colombian market offers exciting new opportunities for the wind industry as the country looks to create a cleaner and more sustainable … Continue reading Be a leader in Colombia’s wind energy development

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Development of Wind Energy in Colombia: Challenges and Opportunities

Green growth in Colombia is becoming a major priority for the country as recent reports from the Ministry of Mines and Energy warn of the impact of El Nino on the economy, which has already decreased the country’s GDP by 0.2% in 2015. It is clear that policies need to be put in place for … Continue reading Development of Wind Energy in Colombia: Challenges and Opportunities

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Colombia has an estimated wind power potential of 21 GW

Colombia is finalising regulations that will allow investors in renewable energy projects to apply for tax incentives. The decree, which details procedures for income tax and VAT exemption, is up for public consultation until 22 April, after which the government will publish a final version. The decree will add details to a law approved in … Continue reading Colombia has an estimated wind power potential of 21 GW

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Enel Green Power is developing wind energy, solar power and small hydro in Colombia

Enel Green Power is developing wind, solar and small hydro in Colombia, one of Latin America’s most densely populated and fastest developing countries and one that still lacks both universal access to electricity and a energy system reform Colombia is the third most heavily populated country in Latin America with 47 million inhabitants, and the … Continue reading Enel Green Power is developing wind energy, solar power and small hydro in Colombia

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Geothermal energy plants in Colombia’s Nereidas Valley

U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Empresas Públicas de Medellín E.S.P. (Public Enterprises of Medellín, or EPM) to evaluate the technical, economic and financial feasibility of constructing one or more geothermal power plants in Colombia’s Nereidas Valley. EPM is a multi-sector utility founded in 1955 that is owned entirely by the Municipality … Continue reading Geothermal energy plants in Colombia’s Nereidas Valley

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GE Connects Colombia, Chile and Peru Electricity Grids

Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. E.S.P. (ISA), one of South America’s largest utility companies has agreed to work with GE’s Digital Energy business (NYSE: GE) to deliver power to some of the most isolated regions in Colombia, Chile and Peru. ISA will enhance its power transmission capabilities in Colombia by replacing aging equipment and install new high … Continue reading GE Connects Colombia, Chile and Peru Electricity Grids

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Ambassador highlights Colombia

Colombia has large untapped hydro and wind power potential that can not only meet its entire energy requirements but also supply sustainable energy to many of its neighbors in South and Central America, according to Roberto Vélez, Ambassador of Colombia to the UAE. Roberto Vélez’s remarks came during a lecture titled ‘Colombia – a growing … Continue reading Ambassador highlights Colombia

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