Colombian promises greater rural electrification

The government of Colombia is planning investments to expand the power grid and gas supply to more areas of the country, with the aim of bringing electricity 24 hours a day to 34,000 people in rural areas by the end of this year.

According to Portafolio, the plans are part of the $24.3m General Fund Investment, which aims to raise the capacity of electricity in the national grid (SIN) to 16,245 MW, including the construction of 330 km of new transmission lines, as well as the connection of 100,000 customers to the natural gas network.

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