Posted On 29 Apr 2014
The Andean countries pledged in Lima to rush the regional electrical integration process, analyze and adopt an harmonizing regulatory agreement which allows to form a regional electricity market and maintain coordination and articulation with the Andean Community, this as an instance of a regional integration.
Ministers and senior officials of the energy sector of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile – as partner country- agreed to accelerate the process they resolved to boost in 2011, to develop an Andean electric corridor, through the construction of necessary infrastructure for regional electrical interconnection.
The Peruvian Minister of Energy and Mines, Eleodoro Mayorga, said that agreements and bilateral frameworks within the Andean Community are trying to be developed in order to realize the system of electrical interconnection of the region.
For his part, the Ecuadorian Electricity and Renewable Energy Minister, Esteban Albornoz, said this is the most ambitious project in the Andean bloc,concerning energy.
The XVI Meeting of the Andean Committee of Policy-Making Bodies and Regulators Agency Of Electricity Services – CANREL, was also held on this weekend. At the meeting, Peru was officially appointed member of the Presidency of the Committee.