Peru’s Ministerio de Energia y Minas (MEM) has granted a concession to Compania Energetica del Centro (CEC) to perform a feasibility study of the 180-MW Belo Horizonte hydroelectric project in Huanuco Department.
Peru’s Andina news service said the energy ministry granted the concession January 28, allowing CEC 24 months to perform studies of Belo Horizonte in the districts of Monzon, Rupa-Rupa, and Jose Crespo y Castillo in the provinces of Leoncio Prado and Huamalies.
Mining company to study 94.5-MW Tambo 1-4
MEM also granted a concession February 11 to Compania Minera Caudalosa to perform a feasibility study of four hydroelectric projects, totaling 94.5 MW, in Ica and Huancavelica departments.
The energy ministry allowed Caudalosa 24 months to perform studies of the Tambo 1, 2, 3, and 4 projects in the districts of San Jose de los Molinos, Huaytara, Ayavi, Tambo, Santo Domingo de Capillas, San Francisco de Sangayaico, and Santiago de Chocorvos in the provinces of Huaytara and Ica.
In performing the studies, the concession holders are required to respect regulatory standards and security, preserving the environment and cultural resources. If the concessionaires fail to perform the study within the established guidelines and schedule, they will forfeit guarantees to the Direccion General de Electricidad.
Duke Energy Egenor to develop 5.657-MW Cana Brava
MEM also granted a definitive concession February 11 to Duke Energy Egenor for generation of renewable energy resources at the 5.657-MW Cana Brava hydroelectric project in Cajamarca Department.
The definitive concession allows Duke Energy Egenor to proceed with development of the hydro project in the districts of Llama and Catache in the provinces of Chota and Santa Cruz.