How Small States Can Benefit From Innovation

Small states are often disadvantaged by their size, remoteness, and lack of resources. But bring smart city innovation into the equation, and these qualities could become strengths. Small states such as Singapore, El Salvador, Micronesia, and the Maldives form a significant portion of the membership of the UN. While, they …

Increased Hydro & Solar Generation Brings Down Electric Prices In El Salvador

Increased hydro power generation and a newly commissioned solar power project have reduced the overall cost of electricity in El Salvador, the power regulator of the country, Siget, recently stated. Siget recently announced that the electricity tariff for the period of 15 July to 15 October 2017 has fallen by …

El Salvador Signs Contracts for Four PV Projects at $51.48/MWh

El Salvador’s power distributors have this week signed contracts for the winning projects in the country’s renewable energy auction, which was held by the government in January. Among the projects are four PV plants with a combined capacity of 119.9 MW. The auction ended with an average price of $51.48/MWh. …

Installation of PV Modules Begins on El Salvador’s Largest Solar Project

The Providencia solar project by French developer Neoen is divided into two blocks, a 76 MW plant which was awarded in an auction and a block of 25 MW which will provide electricity to distributors under the framework of private negotiations. Last week saw the official launch of a 101 …