22 September 2010 – The governments of Colombia and Ecuador are currently working together on a project to develop geothermal generation in the border region of these South American nations.
According to an official statement issued by the Colombian authorities, the project is known as the Bilateral Agreement Geothermal Project Chiles-Cerro Negro-Tufino, and its first phase is expected to be completed within 18 months.
The collaboration of both countries to generate this type of electricity is being carried out in other parts of the region. For example, in the Ecuadorian province of Carchi, a project is underway that is expected to generate 138 MW.
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