Egasa granted hydro concession totaling 560MW

Peru's energy and mines ministry has granted generator Egasa a temporary concession for hydro projects totaling 560MW of installed capacity.

Egasa, which submitted the request for the concession in May, has six months to carry out feasibility studies, the official gazette reported.

The projects are Lluta I and II, and Lluclla I and II.

Studies will be carried out in the Huambo, Lluta, Huanca and Santa Isable de Siguas districts of Caylloma and Arequipa provinces in Arequipa region.

Egasa already holds a temporary concession for the 310MW Molloco hydro project.

The generator operates the Charcani I, II, III, IV, V and VI hydro plants and thermo plants Chilina y Mollendo. Egasa June output reached 73.1GWh.

Publication: Business News Americas - English News
Provider: Business News Americas
Date: August 13, 2008

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