Total Eren, Ecopetrol partner on 100MW Columbian PV

Jan 13, 2023 12:27 PM ET
  • Rubiales solar park will be found in the municipality of Puerto Gaitan in the Meta Province
Total Eren, Ecopetrol partner on 100MW Columbian PV
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Total Eren has partnered with Columbian energy firm Ecopetrol to implement a 100MW solar project in the Latin American country.

The Rubiales solar park will certainly be improved the website of Ecopetrol's Rubiales field, situated in the municipality of Puerto Gaitan, in the Meta Province.

Ecopetrol chose Total Eren to create, finance, develop as well as run the 100MW solar park after a shut affordable process.

The project will be had by Total Eren (51%) and Ecopetrol (49%).

Building work is scheduled to begin in the initial quarter of 2023 and the solar park is expected to begin procedures in the initial quarter of 2024.

Ecopetrol will be the end-user of the generated electrical energy for its procedure, through a 17-year power purchase agreement (PPA).

" We are pleased to companion with Total Eren, a company with comprehensive experience in the solar market, to aid us move forward with our commitment to increase the power transition.

" Our goal is to incorporate 900MW by 2025 with renewable resources that aid us face climate modification," said Felipe Bayón Pardo, President of the Ecopetrol Group.

David Corchia, Chief Executive Officer of Total Eren, included: "We are delighted to begin our collaboration with Ecopetrol to establish, construct, finance, as well as operate on their website the Rubiales solar ranch which will provide low-carbon electrical power to their operation."

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