The ministry of Energy and Mines has plans to step up the renewable energy game in Northern Peru.
The Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines has announced the granting of a temporary concession to Countourglobal Peru to investigate the feasibility of wind-power plants in northern Peru, based on Andina news agency report.
The enterprise Countourglobal Peru will conduct studies for Piura region-based Almirante Grau and Cupisnique II wind-power plants to provide and efficient and renewable energy source.
â€œThe grantee is forced to conduct studies in compliance with the technical and safety rules, preserving the environment and safeguarding the cultural heritage of the nation,â€ the regulation states according to Andina news agency.
The Almirante Grau wind-power plant could have a capacity of nearly 76 MW and be based in the La Brea and PariÃ±as district, Talara province of Piura.
As for the Cupisnique II power plant, it could have a capacity of 148 MW and would be located in the San Pedro de Lloc district, Pacasmayo province of La Libertad.
Peruâ€™sÂ renewable energyÂ potential has been realized more and more abroad over the last decade.
According to Corey Watts, â€œthe International Renewable Energy Agency,Â IRENA, said the outlook for renewable energy in Peru was good.â€
Originally from Peru this Week