Tag: energy service

“Technical losses due to deterioration of electrical networks reach 170%”

“Technical losses due to deterioration of electrical networks reach 170%”

The union expressed its concern about the current panorama of deterioration in electrical networks to cope with demand in the EU The Caribbean regionarguing that the users are most affected by these losses. The union warned that the increase in tariffs, for both temporary and structural reasons, has led to exaggerated increases in energy prices […]

Delays in expansion projects create a risk of power outages on the coast

Delays in expansion projects create a risk of power outages on the coast

Delays in power generation and transmission expansion projects in the country are causing network exhaustion due to increased demand and leading to power outages on the Caribbean coast, as indicated by the National Operation Council (CNO) in a letter sent to the Ministry of Mining and Energy since last May. This situation was endorsed by […]

‘Exhaustion of the energy transport network would affect services on the coast’

‘Exhaustion of the energy transport network would affect services on the coast’

The operator of the National Interconnected System (SIN), XM, reported that the depletion of the energy transmission network would affect services on the Caribbean coast, recognizing that risks arise due to the increase in demand . The entity emphasizes that during the operation of the SIN and in the most recent analyzes of the medium-term […]

The pros and cons of the new energy services policy concept

The pros and cons of the new energy services policy concept

Following the publication for comment on the draft of the National Government’s new energy services policy, experts assure that it has positive aspects, but they point out that there are others that need further consideration. Former Mining and Energy Minister Amylkar Acosta assures that the staging of the Last Instance Provider (PUI) is striking, a […]

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 […]

Afinia’s investments exceed $623 billion

Afinia’s investments exceed $623 billion

Afinia, a subsidiary of Grupo EPM, reported that it is making progress in executing projects aimed at providing a higher quality of service to its users. Investments made between the last quarter of 2020 and 2021 total $623 billion. In 2021, investments totaled $543 billion, which was allocated to the construction of three substations, 21 […]

Urgent measures are needed against the rise in energy rates on the Coast

Urgent measures are needed against the rise in energy rates on the Coast

The gradual increase of energy rates on the Caribbean coast is a permanent concern for authorities, leaders, business people and users of the service in general. Various calls have been made from the region, not only to the central government, but to all actors in the chain to take measures to reduce the impact of […]

Afinia closed 2021 with over 1.6 million users

Afinia closed 2021 with over 1.6 million users

Afinia’s general manager, Javier Lastra Fuscaldo, assured that with a $543 billion investment in the past year, the company has commissioned three new substations and 21 new circuits; 1,160 kilometers of network constructed, 1,782 distribution transformers and 25 power transformers replaced. The subsidiary of the EPM Group, which operates at 134 locations in Bolívar, Cesar, […]

Afinia’s investments totaled $623 billion

Afinia’s investments totaled $623 billion

From the start of its operations in October 2020 to December 2021, the company affinia made investments of $623 billion, an amount that represents eight times the investment over the past 10 years in the area where the company operates and which the divisions of Bolivar, Sucre, Cordoba and some populations of cupcake† The company […]

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