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Central America: Energy investments of $ 1.2 billion

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Source: Centralamericandata, September 23, 2019

From January to June 2019, 52 environmental impact studies were presented to carry out works on electrical networks and build power plants in different areas of the countries of Central America.

Panama is the country that until June concentrated the largest investment, with an approximate of $ 933 million in energy projects, corresponding to 11 environmental impact studies presented to the Ministry of Environment in the first half of 2019.

El Salvador presented seven EIAs, which together total an investment of approximately $ 259 million. The most important project according to the amount invested is the one that corresponds to the development of a generation park with a capacity of 110 MW.

In Costa Rica, 30 studies were presented to carry out work on electricity networks and for the construction of generation parks, which together project an investment of $ 19 million.

Four studies were presented in Guatemala, with an approximate global investment is $ 11 million.


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