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Atlántico seeks to be the center of Colombia’s energy transition due to its great photovoltaic and wind energy potential

The great potential that the Atlantic has for the development of solar and wind projects on marine and terrestrial lands can position the department as the “center of the country’s energy transition,” according to Governor Eduardo Verano. Proof of this is that the department is the epicenter of 10 solar projects, which total approximately 1,000 … Continue reading Atlántico seeks to be the center of Colombia’s energy transition due to its great photovoltaic and wind energy potential

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The sun shines in South America: Colombia, Chile and Brazil give a big push to the deployment of photovoltaics

South America has a lot of sun and a lot of space, and solar energy has grown from a small player to the main driver of generation growth in several countries in the region (making their already clean grids even cleaner). Today we look at the grids of Chile, Brazil, and Colombia, all of which … Continue reading The sun shines in South America: Colombia, Chile and Brazil give a big push to the deployment of photovoltaics

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Unergy announces its first agrivoltaic projects in Colombia

While installing photovoltaics (PV) on agricultural land is a controversial topic in Europe, Unergy mini-farms in Latin America offer a real answer to agricultural problems caused by strong sunlight. Unergy, a Latin American CleanTech and FinTech company specialized in financing high-performance renewable energy production assets, announces the implementation of its first agrivoltaic projects in Colombia, … Continue reading Unergy announces its first agrivoltaic projects in Colombia

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The 102 MW Portón del Sol photovoltaic plant in Colombia came into operation

The photovoltaic (PV) plant built in Magdalena Medio began to operate commercially and with this Colombia exceeds 20,000 megawatts of electrical capacity.On March 8, the Ministry of Mines and Energy announced the entry into operation of the Portón del Sol solar park, located in La Dorada, Caldas. This is the first solar project of more … Continue reading The 102 MW Portón del Sol photovoltaic plant in Colombia came into operation

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Renewable auction in Colombia awards 4.4 GW to photovoltaics

And we move from auction to auction. This time, we head to Colombia with this LinkedIn article by Serena Qian. In the latest auction that featured all renewable technologies, photovoltaics dominated its counterparts, securing 99% of the offered capacity, totaling 4.4 GW. The 30 awarded projects are required to be operational between December 1, 2027, … Continue reading Renewable auction in Colombia awards 4.4 GW to photovoltaics

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After auction, photovoltaic solar energy participation goes from 3% to 26% in Colombia

99% of the energy allocated was solar, and 1% for thermal plants, including biomass, a fact that occurs for the first time in the history of the country.Last Friday, the Reliability Charge Auction for the National Interconnected System, SIN, concluded, in which historic results were achieved that contribute to the energy transition. In fact, one … Continue reading After auction, photovoltaic solar energy participation goes from 3% to 26% in Colombia

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The largest photovoltaic plant in Colombia is inaugurated in La Loma, Cesar

President Gustavo Petro was present at the event, who insisted on the importance of continuing to promote renewable energy projects and replace coal extraction. According to the president, the same communities that today depend on this fossil fuel are the ones that have the opportunity to contribute to the country’s energy transition.In La Loma, Cesar, … Continue reading The largest photovoltaic plant in Colombia is inaugurated in La Loma, Cesar

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Thirteen photovoltaic solar energy photovoltaic (PV) projects will begin in 2024 in the Caribbean of Colombia

Photovoltaic technological developments to generate energy will make the Colombian Caribbean the main recipient of FNCER non-conventional energy source projects in 2024.A report by SER Colombia, a union that brings together companies in the energy sector, has identified that for this year 13 photovoltaic projects out of 22, which are in development, undergoing tests and … Continue reading Thirteen photovoltaic solar energy photovoltaic (PV) projects will begin in 2024 in the Caribbean of Colombia

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Colombia will hold offshore wind energy auction

Colombia is making significant changes to the terms of its upcoming offshore wind auction to attract a broader group of bidders, according to Energy Minister Andrés Camacho. The revised rules, which will be officially announced at the COP28 climate meeting in Dubai, aim to address concerns raised by companies and industry groups about the initial … Continue reading Colombia will hold offshore wind energy auction

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Enel Colombia indefinitely suspends the construction of the Windpeshi wind farm in La Guajira

Enel Colombia will suspend indefinitely the construction of the Windpeshi wind farm (205 MW) in La Guajira. This decision, adopted by the Board of Directors of the Company after exhausting the internal corporate instances, was made due to the impossibility of guaranteeing the construction rhythms of the project, due to the constant paths of fact … Continue reading Enel Colombia indefinitely suspends the construction of the Windpeshi wind farm in La Guajira

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Colombia could have three times more installed wind and solar capacity

In Colombia, renewable energies are advancing steadily with 13,000 Megawatts (MW) with an approved connection point between wind and solar. Colombia advances in the consolidation of the roadmap for the energy transition with 13,000 Megawatts (MW) with an approved connection point. Currently, the country ranks fourth in the ranking of energy transition processes in the … Continue reading Colombia could have three times more installed wind and solar capacity

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The wind of sustainability is blowing in Colombia with the Windpeshi wind farm

The Windpeshi wind farm in the La Guajira region is EGP’s first in Colombia: it’s an opportunity to show the local population all the advantages of renewable energies, both in environmental and social terms. According to legend, the wind god Jepiresh is the progenitor of the Wayúu people, who settled in the extreme north of Colombia. … Continue reading The wind of sustainability is blowing in Colombia with the Windpeshi wind farm

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Colombia announces the first offshore wind energy tender

The Colombian Ministry of Mining and Energy has launched the country’s first offshore wind lease round and expects to grant permits for the use of marine areas in the second half of 2023. The Colombian government published a resolution early last week that establishes the rules, requirements and conditions for bidding procedures for marine areas, … Continue reading Colombia announces the first offshore wind energy tender

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Colombia to launch offshore wind energy tender

The first round of contracts to install wind turbines in offshore wind farms is due to be awarded in the second half of 2023. Colombia will hold a competitive bidding process for offshore wind contracts within 18 months as it seeks to harness up to 50 GW of potential in its northern region. coast, the … Continue reading Colombia to launch offshore wind energy tender

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Nordex receives orders for 369 MW of wind power from Colombia

Celsia Colombia S.A., producer and distributor of electricity, has ordered 63 N155 wind turbines with a total of 369 MW for three projects. The orders also include a Premium Service contract for the maintenance of the turbines for a period of five years with an option to extend for a further five years. The Acacia … Continue reading Nordex receives orders for 369 MW of wind power from Colombia

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Wind energy in Colombia, Windpeshi wind farm will have 41 wind turbines

In the department of La Guajira, the assembly of the wind farms that the national government has been promoting in the framework of what is known as the energy transition is progressing. On January 21, 2022, President Iván Duque Márquez arrived in Alta Guajira to inaugurate the Guajira 1 wind farm, which will be generating … Continue reading Wind energy in Colombia, Windpeshi wind farm will have 41 wind turbines

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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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