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The government of Ecuador is looking for specialized technology to enrich its wind power generation plan | Ecuador | News

This technology will allow the state to measure weather conditions in different regions and assess the possibility of implementing new projects.


The government of Ecuador announced this Friday that We will look abroad for technology State-of-the-art to promote wind generation scheme, which allows to expand electricity production with renewable energies.

Therefore, the State Electricity Corporation of Ecuador (Celec) Friday announced an invitation To International Suppliers for “Professional Software for Wind Resource Assessment in Complex Terrains”.

After the international competition is expected to be takeover contract Selleck said in a statement that the specialized software.

This technology South American country will be allowed Measuring weather conditions in various regions of the country and evaluating the possibility of implementing projects to benefit from the wind resource in generating electricity.

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Currently, Celec has conducted field investigations in several Ecuadorean provinces with the aim of increasing Energy Resources Inventory In the state, can sponsor a plan to expand electricity generation.

In the highlands of the Ecuadorean Andes, Celec has installed meteorological towers to measure winds in provinces such as Loja, Azuay, Cañar, Cotopaxi and Pichincha; While in the coastal area, potential sites have been identified in Esmeraldas, Manabi, Santa Elena, Guayas and El Oro.

The Ministry issues a tender for the block of hydraulic energy, wind energy and biomass, and it expects $ 300 million

The bulk of electricity generation is in Ecuador It comes from its hydroelectric plantss, followed by plants that consume fuel and the so-called renewable energies such as wind and solar energy.

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so called electrical master plan It plans to expand the country’s generation with unconventional renewable energy projects such as photovoltaic (solar), wind energy, geothermal resources and the use of biomass. (I)