New Hydro Station in Guatemala

Located in Alta Verapaz, the Santa Teresa Hydroelectric Plant is capable of generating 16.4 megawatts (MW).

Thursday, March 29, 2012

The hydroelectric plant is part of the Energy Division of Corporación Multi Inversiones.

"The energy produced by the station can supply approximately 25,000 households with an average consumption of 250 kilowatt hours a month, said the company’s public relations office .

In addition, Santa Teresa has the second highest dam in Guatemala, after the one at Chixoy Hydroelectric station, reported the public relations office", published Prensalibre.com

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New Hydropower Station in Nicaragua

May 2013

With an investment of $16 million Inversiones Hidroeléctricas S.A. will build the hydroelectric station El Diamante in the municipality of San Ramón, Matagalpa.

This new plant will generate 21,000 megawatts / hour per year. According to Joseph Adam Aguerri, president of the Superior Council of Private Enterprise, the hydroelectric station will generate clean power from the flow of the river Upa.

Good Returns from Hydropower

November 2012

Generating electricity by exploiting the potential of the rivers in Guatemala has a promising present and future.

The latest tenders to be put out for the supply of electricity in Guatemala, demonstrate the interest of local and foreign investors in participating in a good business proposition.

Guatemala: Delays in Energy Projects

December 2013

Delays in the construction of 45 power plants which have already been awarded are mainly due to social issues and permits.

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Honduras Authorizes 23 MW Hydroelectric Project

August 2013

Congress has approved the operating contract for the installation of the hydroelectricity station Cuyamel, in the department of Cortés.

Laprensa.hn reports: "The operation contract is located in the Frio River, a tributary of Cuyamel, five miles southeast of the city of Cuyamel, department of Cortés."

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