Colombia: Possible small hydroelectric
Source: Valoraanalitik, Sept 17, 2019
Vatia, a Cali company dedicated to the generation and commercialization of energy for more than 20 years, is working to reach an agreement with the community to build a small hydroelectric plant in the department of Cauca.
The hydroelectric power plant would have a capacity of 10 megawatts of power and approval of the environmental license is expected once an agreement with the communities is reached.
The investment in this hydroelectric plant would be US $ 20 million, which would begin construction in the second half of 2020 and should be in operation at the beginning of 2022.
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Latin America sets a collective renewable target of 70% by 2030, more than double the EU
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