US Geothermal to participate in Guatemala’s geothermal RFP

Geothermal developer and operator U.S. Geothermal has announced plans to participate in a 40 MW Request for Proposals in Guatemala for geothermal with its El Ceibillo project in the country.

On January 10, 2017, the Guatemalan government, through the National Electrical Energy Commission (COMISIÓN NACIONAL DE ENERGÍA ELÉCTRICA-“CNEE”), announced that it is preparing to issue an RFP later this year for 420 megawatts of power, of which 40 megawatts is to be reserved specifically for geothermal energy. When the RFP is issued, the El Ceibillo project will be bid into the process.

U.S. Geothermal is planning with a 25 MW plant for the El Ceibillo site.

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