Hydroelectric plants make up half of the eight largest Colombian energy projects by capex

The country of Colombia has more than 760 energy projects under development, according to BNamericas' database. Of the eight largest on file by capital...

Peru green lights construction of 392-MW Huallaga I hydroelectric plant

The Ministry of Energy and Mines (Minem) has granted Central Hidroeléctrica Huallaga Hydro SA - HUAHYSA the definitive concession to develop the activity of...

Colombian power project pipeline hits 16 GW, includes 3.47 GW of hydropower

Colombia's power generation project pipeline has surpassed 16 GW as investors capitalize on rebounding electricity demand and COVID-19 vaccine developments, according to BNamericas. Energy ministry...

Test operations begun at 104-MW Patuca III hydroelectric in Honduras

Honduras’ state power company Enee has begun test operations of the 104-MW Patuca III hydroelectric plant in Olancho department. An initial 5 MW were injected...

EPM submits defense in 2.4-GW Ituango hydro project probe

Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) has submitted its defense against claims of administrative irregularities related to its troubled 2.4-GW Ituango hydro project, according to...

Mexico’s CFE considers expanding renewables, investing in hydro modernization

Mexican public power utility Comision Federal de Electricidad’s (CFE)  is studying plans to build 500 MW of renewable capacity, as well as modernize and...

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