GEB protects Korea's support for solar-plus-gas hybrid project in Bogota
- Colombian power as well as gas company Grupo Energia Bogota (GEB) revealed today that it will certainly construct a hybrid facility south of Bogota, including a 1-MW solar farm and a 3.5-MW natural gas plant.
GEB stated it had actually authorized a collaboration contract with the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT), which will invest USD 11 million (EUR 10.9 m) in the project in support of South Korea's ministry of trade, sector as well as power.
The future hybrid system will be found on a 13,000-square-metre (139,931 sq ft) plot of land in the Bogota neighbourhood of Mochuelo Alto. The solar PV component will consist of 2,700 panels, GEB claimed.
The company anticipates to begin works on the project in very early 2023.
The solar-and-gas plant will certainly be the very first hybrid energy facility in Colombia, according to GEB. Cheon Kyo Park, the director general of KIAT, highlighted the project's payments to Colombia's nationwide power objectives to diversify the power mix that is also dependent on hydro power.