Monday, November 2, 2015

Bolivia: Laguna Colorada Geothermal Project Gets Offer of Help from Nicaragua

Nicaragua ready to work with Bolivia on geothermal energy - report (SeeNews)

Laguna Colorada Lake (Courtesy Department of Geosciences at Oregon State University)

Nicaragua is ready to share its experience in geothermal energy with Bolivia to help develop the Laguna Colorada field in the Potosi department, Ernesto Martinez, CEO of Nicaraguan power company Empresa Nicaraguense de Electricidad (Enel), said Friday.

Bolivia wants to install an initial 50 MW geothermal plant at Laguna Colorada by 2019.

Nicaragua has 32 years of experience in geothermal energy development and at least 170 MW of installed capacity. In return, the country is interested in oil and gas exploration and production, Martinez said at a meeting of the Latin American Energy Organisation, OLADE, in Bolivia, quoted by local news agency ABI.

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