During the past 10 years Enel Green Power Guatemala has been dedicated to the development and management of power generation from renewable resources in Guatemala.
Actually, the company has around 120 employees working in Guatemala City and four hydroelectric plants located in Baja Verapaz (Matanzas -San Isidro) and Quetzaltenango (El Canada - Monte Cristo) with an installed capacity of 164 MW entirely from hydropower. Since 2009, EGP Guatemala has developed the Palo Viejo Hydro Project, located at San Juan Cotzal, Quiche, with an installed capacity of 87 MW.
EGP in Guatemala has enhanced gradually its image as a social and sustainable company by getting long term relationships with stakeholders and positive impact on those communities located along business areas through CSR and communication programs
EGP´s objectives in Guatemala include a consolidation of ongoing relations with primary stakeholders for operating projects including identification of needs and concerns and to reconcile conflict situations occurred in Palo Viejo hydro influence area
* Plants operating since June 2011
Last Updated: 31 March 2013
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