Ignacio Blanco, an executive at power distributor Edelnor and deputy chairman of Peru’s National Society for Mining, Oil and Energy, recently told Gestion that the country has enough infrastructures to guarantee electric supplies until 2018.

However, he said that the Camisea gas project should be extended to bring it in line with growth in the electricity demand, which this year is expected to increase by between 6 and 7 per cent.

Blanco also said Peru is an attractive place for investors thanks to both its political and economic stability.

He added that prices were “very competitive” compared to other countries in the region (e.g. $7.48 cents/kWh).

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