Energias del Peru, the Colombian-Chilean consortium, has won an auction to build, operate and maintain two back-up thermoelectric power plants.

It is reported that the project is estimated to cost in the region $50m in investment.

The plants will be built in Peru’s municipalities of Pucallpa in the Ucayali region, and Puerto Maldonado in Madre de Dios, respectively.

The first plant will have an installed capacity of 35 MW to 40 MW and will cost $31.5million. While the second unit will have a capacity of between 15 MW and 18 MW and it will involve an investment of $18.5m.

Their concession is valid for two decades from the launch, while it will take 30 months to build them.

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