Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Peru: Geothermal Energy Feasibility Studies Underway in South

Yamila Osorio Delgado, Regional President of Arequipa: Interview (Oxford Business Group)

What specific steps are needed to develop geothermal energy in Arequipa?

Yamila Osorio Delgado: It is too early to gauge the prospects of geothermal, however, we have identified areas in Cayoma with potential. Studies are underway to determine the feasibility of producing geothermal energy in Arequipa.

The Ministry of Energy and Mines has already awarded concessions, and the firms are at the stage of establishing relationships with the local communities, under the guidance of the Regional Government of Arequipa.

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