Guatemalan Grid to be Extended with 850 km of lines

Investment by Grupo Energía de Bogotá, for an 850km extension, will amount to about $357 million and works must conclude in October 2013.

Monday, May 14, 2012

The extension of the transmission electricity network in Guatemala by 23% with the addition of 850 km of new 230 kilovolts lines, is being managed by the Colombian company Grupo Energia de Bogota, which won a tender issued in 2009.

"Their project is behind schedule, says a report, as they initially calculated that 77.97 per cent in the works would be complete by August and at the moment only 37.16 has been done," reported Prensa Latina.

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The Energy is There But Not The Transmission Line

April 2014

The lack of an electrical transmission line from hydropower plants in Chiriquí stands out against the backdrop of energy rationing being suffered in Panama.

Meanwhile, the Electricity Transmission Company (Etesa) will have to compensate the losses which the generators AES Panama and ENEL Fortuna "...

Tender for Third Transmission Line Postponed

August 2013

Submission of proposals for the design and construction of the third power transmission line in Panama has been postponed until August 9.

Prensa.com reports: "This project is part of the investment plan by the state run company Empresa de Transmisión Eléctrica, S.A.(Etesa), and although the reference price does not appear in the tender conditions, it is estimated that the new 230 kilovolt line, which starts at the community of Veladero (Chiriqui) and goes to the substation Panama II, will cost $146 million. "

Tender for Power Transmission Lines for $14 million

January 2012

The Electric Transmission Company of Panama (ETESA), is putting out to tender the delivery and construction of transmission lines for the Colon Phase II project.

The objectives of the project are to to strengthen the existing 115 kV transmission line from Bahia Las Minas - Panama, to provide interconnection points which will be installed in the Colon area and to provide robust and reliable transmission with a capacity of over 450MW. ETESA requires the construction of transmission lines as follows:

Honduras Tenders Construction of Transmission Lines

October 2011

The National Electric Power Company is preparing a bid for the repair and construction of electric transmission lines for $400 million.

The announcement was made by the deputy of the state, Leonardo Deras, who added that the specifications also include the construction of additional substations in the country.

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