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“It’s absurd”: Robledo about the minenergy proposal to stop looking for gas

“It’s absurd”: Robledo about the minenergy proposal to stop looking for gas “It’s absurd”: Robledo about the minenergy proposal to stop looking for gas

Former Colombian congressman Jorge Robledo sharply criticized the government of Gustavo Petroc before the controversy that led to the announcement by the Minister of Energy, Irene Vélez, to stop looking for gas in Colombia. The former senator asked Petrism to “leave populism” because “they already had the votes they needed to win the election.” It […]

Minenergía leaves ready process to allocate offshore wind areas

Minenergía leaves ready process to allocate offshore wind areas Minenergía leaves ready process to allocate offshore wind areas

ThemMinistry of Mines and Energy left ready the regulations for the first round of area allocation for the development of offshore wind projects in the Colombian Caribbean. Resolution 40284 of 2022 defines the process by which those interested in developing offshore wind energy projects will obtain temporary occupancy permits for established maritime areas. This process […]

“There are alternatives to rising energy rates”

“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 […]

Gecelca is heading for CO2 neutrality

Gecelca is heading for CO2 neutrality Gecelca is heading for CO2 neutrality

Gecelca’s president, Andrés Yabrudi, assured that the company is moving towards carbon neutrality with the implementation of carbon offsetting, mitigation and capture strategies. Gecelca has two thermal power stations: Termoguajira, located in the department of La Guajira, and Gecelca 3, in the department of Córdoba, 33 km from the open coal mine owned by the […]

Oil production rose in April this year

Oil production rose in April this year Oil production rose in April this year

This decline occurred electrical faults in the Caño Limón field in Arauquita, Arauca, and because of the blockades in the La Cira and Infantas fields in Barrancabermeja, Santander. 51 were drilled in April wells, of which 3 are exploratory and 48 are in development. Cut to April, 228 wells have been drilled this year: 212 […]

Colombia reaches 25,000 formalized miners in last four years

Colombia reaches 25,000 formalized miners in last four years Colombia reaches 25,000 formalized miners in last four years

With the formalization of 4,220 miners in Bolívar, 25 thousand were formalized during this period Government across the country, a figure that came very close to the goal set to legalize 27,000 miners. The formalization processes in bolivar Most of these are preferential rights procedures, which after a few years gave legal certainty to 3,570 […]

Offshore wind generation will help create 50,000 jobs

Offshore wind generation will help create 50,000 jobs Offshore wind generation will help create 50,000 jobs

Barranquilla is consolidated as the energy capital of Colombia by being a pioneer in the development of energy generation projects in wind farms offshore. This was emphasized by President Ivan Duque which ensured that the city has become a hub for unconventional renewable energy sources. “Barranquilla is no longer La Arenosa but The Energetics”, confirmed […]

The potential of the Caribbean coast is a competitive advantage

The potential of the Caribbean coast is a competitive advantage The potential of the Caribbean coast is a competitive advantage

The main strength of the Caribbean Coast for the development of offshore wind projects is the power of the wind. Experts and connoisseurs of the energy sector agree on this. The advantage of Colombia is that the wind speed in the Caribbean is above the world average and reaches values ​​of 12 m/s. That is […]

“Offshore wind energy is the future of generation in Colombia”

“Offshore wind energy is the future of generation in Colombia” “Offshore wind energy is the future of generation in Colombia”

This region will have an installed capacity of 50 gigawatts by 2020, almost three times the current capacity of the country. It is estimated that one gigawatt can be generated by 2030, which would be 3 gigabytes in 2030 and 9 gigawatts in 2050. “Barranquilla has been an unconditional ally of the national government on […]

Government published regulations on the use and production of hydrogen

Government published regulations on the use and production of hydrogen Government published regulations on the use and production of hydrogen

The document containing the regulations for the use and production of zero- and low-emission hydrogen in Colombia has been published for comment by the Ministry of Mines and Energy. The draft decree, which will be published until Friday 22 April, establishes that hydrogen is an energy vector used as a fuel or industrial input. For […]

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