Ecuador to start development of country’s first geothermal project

Posted on September 4, 2017 • Filed under: Ecuador / An important milestone for Ecuador’s energy market has been marked with the start of the development of the country’s first geothermal project at Chachimbiro. Drilling equipment has now been mobilized to the the project site.

Therefore, in accordance with the schedule established with Mitsubishi Materials Techno Corp , a Japanese consultant contracted by JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency, which finances the project through a non-reimbursable technical cooperation), partial arrival of 91 loads were recorded from Colombia and several cities in Ecuador between August 10 and 24, the same ones that have been successfully located on the platform and once the entire structure and the camp have been set up, drilling activities will begin to determine the conditions of the resource in the subsoil for purposes of electricity generation. Read Article

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