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Andean region contemplates grid interconnection

AF Spain has signed two agreements, totalling $1m, with the Inter-American Development Bank to assess the feasibility of electricity exchange in the Andean region, comprising Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

AF, together with its local partner SIGLA, will assess the best technical and economical options to connect national networks, as well as provide principles and guidelines on how to structure, harmonize and regulate the interconnected network in an efficient and sustainable manner.

The work will also consider a potential integration with the new Central American (SIEPAC) and other regional markets.

AF business in the Latin American region includes a range of engineering and consultancy services for the nuclear, hydropower, network and power market sectors.

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