Tag: Energising

The total level of the reservoirs was 72.43% at the end of June

The total level of the reservoirs was 72.43% at the end of June

In June, the aggregated level of Colombia’s electricity generation reservoirs was 72.43% of the usable volume, 7% above the level reported at the end of May 2023 (65.43%) and 9.02% below the same month of the year 2022 (81.45 % ). In contrast, contributions for the month of June were 16.8% below the reference average. […]

Colombia drops 10 places in the energy transition index

Colombia drops 10 places in the energy transition index

Although Colombia was among the top 40 countries in the 2023 Energy Transition Index published by the World Economic Forum, it dropped 10 places from 2022, from position 29 to 39. Sweden leads the energy transition index, followed by Denmark, Norway, Finland and Switzerland, while the United States, Germany and the Republic of Korea are […]

Barranquilla can be a renewable energy production center: IPSE

Barranquilla can be a renewable energy production center: IPSE

Barranquilla and the Atlantic Ocean are an ideal area for developing the business fabric that will support the country’s energy transition, said Javier Campillo, director of the Institute for Planning and Promotion of Energy Solutions for Non-Interconnected Zones (IPSE). He indicated that the city and department have significant photovoltaic and wind potential, complemented by good […]

Experts ask to preserve the institutional character of the Creg

Experts ask to preserve the institutional character of the Creg

The experts who participated in the panel “Without energy security, there is no energy transition” at the congress of the Colombian Association of Electric Power Generators (Acolgen) called for the institutional setting of the Energy and Gas Regulation Commission (Creg) to be preserved. . “Political signals are very important. It is not positive that we […]

Petro’s energy policy jeopardizes generational expansion: Fitch

Petro’s energy policy jeopardizes generational expansion: Fitch

The report details an independent regulatory framework that has a process to determine prices based on technical considerations is the most important consideration when companies make decisions to invest in the sector. “President Petro’s unprecedented action to curb rising electricity rates could worsen operating cash flows, hitting pure generation companies the hardest, according to a […]

Leading city in clean energy generation

Leading city in clean energy generation

Barranquilla has unique conditions that make it the ideal destination to receive investments for the project Development with non-conventional renewable energy. The strength of the wind and solar radiation are key factors for this area to consolidate itself as one of the axes of the energy transition. Read: The axes of the new public energy […]

The axes of the new public energy services policy

The axes of the new public energy services policy

The national government, through the Ministry of Mines and Energy, has published for comment the draft decree containing the new policy guidelines for the residential public electricity supply in Colombia. Comments and comments on the design, which indicates that it aims to make efficient use of the various energy sources, and to the benefit of […]

Ecopetrol starts geothermal generation pilot project

Ecopetrol starts geothermal generation pilot project

In order to structure the feasibility studies for the development of a geothermal pilot project in the Nereidas Valley, in the Department of Caldas, Ecopetrol, Baker Hughes and the Caldas Hydroelectric Power Plant -CHEC-, of Grupo EPM, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding within the framework of CeraWeek, an annual energy conference that takes place […]

Power generation is fully open to competition: Acolgen

Power generation is fully open to competition: Acolgen

In this sense, he explained that the revival activity requires large quantities investment and long recovery times, meaning few of them interested in it, both in Colombia and in the world. “Since 1994, generators have invested about $140 billion in Colombia. And it is important to emphasize that this money has been deposited by the […]

“There are alternatives to rising energy rates”

“There are alternatives to rising energy rates”

Given the concerns that exist in the Caribbean Coast Due to increases in electricity billing in the region, Deputy Energy Minister Miguel Lotero said there are several alternatives that could be introduced to mitigate these increases. The official stated that these increases are explained because the region has a special tariff regime that was established […]

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