Upcoming Energy Projects in Remote Indigenous Communities in Panama
Panama is negotiating a loan with the IDB for $60 million to have energy in remote indigenous areas of Panama as the new administration is looking into reducing the percentage of people without electricity.
Learn about energy projects for remote areas in Panama
- The administration is keen to expand renewables industry and to steer clear of hydropower.
- The OER is responsible for promoting and developing electricity in rural areas not served and not concessioned from renewable energy and non-renewable energy
- The key projects they will be working on are: Rural Electrification Project through Network Extension and development of pilot projects of micro grids, and:
- small hydroelectric plants, wind plants, photovoltaic systems or other renewable energies aimed at preserving the environment, improving the environment