From Tuesday, February 27th to Monday, March 05th, 2018
The Ministry of Energy and Mines reported that it will commission ProInversión the tender processes for the concession of six electricity transmission projects, including a high-voltage line that will connect the northern zone of Peru with southern Ecuador
According to the information provided by the Ministry of Energy and Mines, the new projects would require an estumated investment of more than US$ 500 million, including the transmission line Piura - Frontera, located in the north of the Piura region, and the interconnection transmission line with Ecuador.
Regarding this last project, ProInversión’s project manager, Aníbal del Águila, informed that the project is expected to be carried out in two tranches, the first of which would be promoted during the second quarter of 2018 and would require an investment of US$ 140 million. The second tranch, that would reach the border with Ecuador, is yet to be granted for promotion to ProInversión and could require an estimated investment of US$ 300 million.
On the other hand, during the second quarter of 2018 it is expected the call for the bidding of other transmission projects, repowering of the current lines and the construction of new substations, which will require an estimated investment of US$ 100 million.