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18 Jan 2021 LIMA
Peru’s energy and mines ministry has accepted force majeure requests from Empresa de Generación Eléctrica Santa Lorenza for its 18.7-MW Santa Lorenza I small hydro project. The plant was due to be online at the end of 2018. According to BNamericas, the developer of the US$41.7 million project submitted the requests in 2019 due to transit restrictions on the Ambo-San Rafael highway after heavy rains and opposition from the Salapampa rural community that prevented excavation of the hydro’s tunnel...
21 Sep 2017 MENLO PARK CA
The Amazon and its tributaries are slated for intense hydroelectric development, aimed at supplying electricity to South America’s 400 million residents and for energy-intensive industries such as mining and smelting. But environmental groups and scientists have raised serious concerns over the huge impact of such dams, built within one of the most biodiverse and productive ecosystems on Earth.
10 Dec 2013 LIMA
The Bank of New York Mellon has appointed Mott MacDonald as an independent engineer to monitor construction of the 406-MW Chaglla hydroelectric project in Peru. The $1.2 billion USD plant is being developed on the Huallaga River in the Chaglla and Chinchao districts by Empresa de Generacion Huallaga S...
4 Sep 2012 PERU, LIMA
The Peruvian government on September 3 lifted the two-month-old state of emergency in Cajamarca, Bambamarca and Celendin provinces. A statement from Prime Minister Juan Jimenez’s office said the government would remain on alert to deal with any further unrest, Andina news agency reported. The state of emergency was declared in early July following clashes between police and protesters opposed to Newmont Mining Corp...
8 Dec 2011 washington, dc
Peru has received a $150 million USD non-sovereign guaranteed loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) to help finance construction of a 406-megawatt hydropower plant. The Hidroeléctrica de Chaglla project will be the country’s second largest hydropower power facility once construction is completed by 2016...