Energy sector meets with Cundinamarca municipal authorities
11 October 2016
- Over 300 mayors were informed on the progress the North (UPME 03 of 2010) and Sogamoso (UPME 01 of 2013) energy projects developed by Enegia de Bogota.
- Cundimanarca Governor’s Office, ANLA, UPME and EEB created a joint socialization agenda about the project’s major benefits.
- Better reliability of the energy supply and greater interconnection of the national interconnected system as the greatest benefits.
Bogota, D.C., October 11, 2016. Upon a coordinated attempt between Cundinamarca Governor’s Office, the National Authority of Environmental Permits (ANLA), the Mining-Energy Planning Unit (UPME), and Grupo Energia de Bogota, a Meeting between the Energy Sector and Cundinamarca Municipal Authorities was held. Information on the North (UPME 03 of 2010) and Sogamoso (UPME 01 of 2013) energy projects developed by Enegia de Bogota was provided during this meeting.
This event was chaired by the Cundinamarca Secretary for Environment, Eduardo Contreras; with the participation of Claudia Victoria Gonzalez, Head of the National Authority of Environmental Permits (ANLA); Jorge Valencia, Head of the Mining-Energy Planning Unit (UPME); and Ernesto Moreno, VP for Transmission of Energia de Bogota.
The progress and benefits of projects were discussed during this event, including better reliability of the energy supply for the city of Bogota and the departments of Cundinamarca, Meta and parts of Tolima. Furthermore, it was highlighted that the interconnection points between eastern Colombia and the National Transmission System will be increased thanks to the Sogamoso Project.
After a day like today, GEB proposed technical roundtable sessions to be held in order to keep permanent talks in developing the UPME Sogamoso and North projects.
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