Tag: minmines

Congressmen question generator monopoly

Congressmen question generator monopoly

This Monday it was ‘face to face’ between the Congress of the Republic and the Minister of Mines and Energy, Irene Vélez. In the hall, the citing senators exposed the massive impact that the homes of millions of Colombians have as a result of energy rates. Amid the political control debate conducted by the Fifth […]

From the CD they propose a debate on minminas for their theory of degrowth

From the CD they propose a debate on minminas for their theory of degrowth

“To the Minister of Mines to come to a debate on political control. I know the committee had a debate a week ago”discuss energy ratesObviously it’s a fashion issue and it will be due to gravity, but I want us to approach this debate from the approach of the reality of some of the announcements […]

Minminas will have to answer to Congress for the hike in energy rates

Minminas will have to answer to Congress for the hike in energy rates

Legislator José David Name, of the Fifth Committee of the Senate of the Republic, quoted: debate on political control until Minister of Mines, Irene Velezdue to the increase of energy rates. The debate, which will take place next Tuesday, aims to identify the actions taken from this portfolio to solve this problem that has the […]

The energy transition is urgently needed to decarbonise the economy: minminas

The energy transition is urgently needed to decarbonise the economy: minminas

“The energy transition In Colombia, there is an urgent need to decarbonise the economy and meet climate change commitments.” This was emphasized by Minister of Mines and Energie, Irene Vélez, who emphasized that this movement may involve aggravated extractivism. “Colombia has learned about the consequences of extractivismwe will not once fall into that mistake which […]

Mining calls for policies that help energy transition

Mining calls for policies that help energy transition

In President Petro’s government amendment proposal, there are four government policies to be implemented in the coming years: climate change, food, energy and economic security, the president of the United Nations stressed. Colombian Mining Association (ACM), Juan Camilo Narino. The leader demanded that they also speak clearly about another public politics without which the first […]

Government to strengthen existing gas contracts: Naturgas

Government to strengthen existing gas contracts: Naturgas

With the aim of strengthening the energy transition, national government made it clear that “it has every willingness to work on the development of exploration and production contracts for natural gas that are currently subscribed. This was announced by the president of the Colombian Association of Natural Gas (natural gas), Luz Stella Murgaswho reiterated that […]

Reversal of the minminas in ruling on energy transition?

Reversal of the minminas in ruling on energy transition?

After the Minister of Mines and Energy, Irene Velez Torres would suggest that in the event that the energy reserves of the country were insufficient for self-sufficiency, it would be necessary to connect with Venezuela; This Wednesday, the official assured that the import of natural gas from the neighboring country, so that the new focus […]

Questions about a possible import of gas from Venezuela

Questions about a possible import of gas from Venezuela

The possibility to import natural gas from Venezuela in case the reserves of this energy dwindle, after the suspension of new exploration contracts in the country, caused controversy at the national level due to the implications of Colombia losing its self-sufficiency. The Minister of Mines and EnergyIrene Vélez said in her first statements after her […]

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 […]

“We take care of the big house”: Vélez

“We take care of the big house”: Vélez

The appointed Minister of Mines and Energy, Irene Vélez, has announced that she will take up the challenge entrusted to her by the President-elect, Gustavo Petro, to lead the country’s energetic transition. “I have appointed Irene Vélez as Minister of Mines and Energy. Philosopher from Unal with a PhD in Political Geography from Copenhagen. She […]

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