Insufficient Electricity Coverage in Guatemala
17.3% of Guatemalan households have no electrical connection at all, and the growth of distribution networks is lower than the natural population increase.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
The electricity índex went from 85.1% in 2006 to 82.7% in 2010, demonstrating a stagnation in electricity coverage.
The National Assembly has approved a loan of $33 million with the South Korean bank Eximbank, to install solar panels in 15 municipalities, and another $10 million for electrification works in the Caribbean.
Honduran businessmen are warning about the economic impact of these factors and the problems facing the National Electricity Company (ENEE).
Between 2013 and 2016 the aim is to increase the coverage of the electricity service in Nicaragua from 73% today to 87%.
In 2013 63% of the electrical energy fed into the transmission networks in the region was generated from renewable sources.
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