Enel Colombia announced to be suspended indefinitely in respect Wind Park located in La Guajira. As he explained, the decision was taken by the Board of Directors, “after taking internal corporate actions, it was decided due to the impossibility of guaranteeing the rhythm of the proposed exposition, due to the constant tracks of the project and the great expectations that exceed the framework of the organizational action”.
In an interview with The W. Eugenio Calderón, manager of Enel Green in ColombiaThey are sure of the important importance of the transition of the energy of the country, “we have installed 800 megawatts of solar projects in the areas of Atlántico, Magdalena and Cesar that will contribute to that transition”.
He confirmed that the wind farm Windpeshi was projected in La Guajira They were going to invest 3.5 billion pesos. “It was a very difficult decision, we have done various analyzes that have considered the difficulties that this project has gone through, especially in terms of the fact of travel and security. This caused us to have the biggest delays and therefore even bigger investments and a delay in finishing the park.”
On the other hand, Calderón commented that Windpeshi’s plan was to provide enough energy in the system and the plan was to exercise it in June 2022.
“Of course, the new system needs to be renewed in order to strengthen all the results and demand growth we, like Enel, continue to focus on building those 800 megawatts of solar projects and bet on the commitment that Colombia has in the energy transition,” he said.
Finally, Calderón emphasized that we are always in partnership They promoted dialogue and a forum for dialogue.
Listen to the full interview below:
Why was the construction of wind farms in La Guajira suspended?