Colombia begins permitting for 148MW thermoelectric power plant

Cali-based company Puertos, Inversiones y Obras has begun the permitting process for a thermoelectric power plant and associated infrastructure near Colombia’s Pacific coast. According to documents filed with environmental licensing authority ANLA, the initiative includes a 230kV transmission link and will require investment of $194 million. The plant, dubbed Termosolo 1, will boast installed capacity of 148MW and will be fueled by liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) shipped from abroad to the Puerto Solo port complex in Buenaventura.

Source: Bnamericas