Date: July 21
Colombia is experiencing a boom in the development of solar energy projects, with significant progress on several projects totaling 908 MW of photovoltaic capacity. These projects, led by renowned energy companies such as Enel and Trina, are changing the country’s energy landscape, marking a milestone in its transition to cleaner and more sustainable energy sources.
The progress of these projects is a testament to Colombia’s commitment to renewable energy. With growing concerns about climate change and the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, solar power has become an attractive option. It is a clean, renewable and abundant source of energy that can be harnessed in almost all parts of the country.
Enel and Trina are at the forefront of this change, with several projects underway totaling 908 MW of photovoltaic capacity. These projects are distributed in various regions of Colombia, demonstrating the potential of solar energy throughout the country.
One of the most outstanding projects is the La Loma Solar Park, located in the department of Tolima. This project, developed by Enel, has a capacity of 187 MW and is expected to come into operation in the second half of 2023. Once completed, it will be one of the largest solar parks in the country.
Another important project is the Providencia Solar Park, located in the department of Meta. This project, developed by Trina, has a capacity of 1.8 MW and is already under construction. Once completed, it will provide clean and renewable energy to the region, contributing to the diversification of the country’s energy matrix.
In addition to these projects, there are others under development in the departments of Valle del Cauca and Atlántico. These projects, totaling 400 MW of capacity, are being developed by various companies, including Celsia, Parex, Geopark, Enel and Ebsa. These projects will not only contribute to the generation of clean energy, but will also create jobs and stimulate economic growth in the regions where they are located.
The advancement of these solar energy projects is an important step in Colombia’s transition to a low carbon economy. By implementing these projects, you are demonstrating your commitment to sustainability and environmental protection.
In addition, these solar energy projects will not only contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, but also provide economic benefits. Solar power is a cost-effective energy source that can help reduce electricity costs for consumers. In addition, the construction and operation of these solar energy projects will create jobs and stimulate economic growth.
In conclusion, the progress of solar energy projects is a positive sign of the country’s transition towards a cleaner and more sustainable economy. With the support of companies like Enel and Trina, Colombia is well positioned to harness the potential of solar energy and become a leader in renewable energy generation.
Source: PV Magazine