Solar Power Plants in Central America
Estanzuela
Location: Guatemala
Operator: Gransolar
Configuration: 5 MW
Operation: 2014
System supplier: ??
Quick facts: This project was inaugurated by President Otto Perez Molina in May 2014. The site is in Estanzuela, Zacapa. There are 20,000 modules on a 14ha site and the tariff is 13 cents/kWh. It connects to the Energuate 34.5kV network.

Photograph courtesy of Asoc de Gen con Energía Renovable – AGER
Posted 3 Oct 2015

German School San Salvador
Location: El Salvador
Operator: German School
Configuration: 20 kWp
Operation: 2005
System supplier: Phönix SonnenStrom AG
Quick facts: This project was supported as part of the solar roof program of Deutsche Energie Agentur GmbH (dena). The largest PV plant in Central America to date, it is expected to produce about 30 MWh/yr with surplus power being sold to the grid.

Photograph courtesy of Phönix SonnenStrom AG
Posted 3 Sep 2005

Horus
Location: Guatemala
Operator: Anacapri SA
Configuration: 59.7 MW
Operation: 2015
System supplier: JA Solar
EPC: Grupo Ortiz
Quick facts: This project is near Chiquimulilla, Santa Rosa. It has a 175ha site

Photograph courtesy of Asoc de Gen con Energía Renovable – AGER
Posted 3 Oct 2015

   

Nacome/Valle
Location: Honduras
Operator: Solar Power SA/Cia de Energia Solar SA
Configuration: 100 MW
Operation: 2015
System supplier: ??
EPC: Wind Turbine and Energy Cables Corp
Quick facts: This SPP is south of the CA-1 highway in Nacome, Choluteca department, 102km from Tegucigalpa. The project sites were developed by sister companies Solar Power SA for the Nacaome site and Cia de Energia Solar SA for the Valle site. ABB supplied the power and automation equipment. The project went online in May 2015.

Photograph courtesy of REMESA SA
Posted 29 Jun 2016

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 10-Sep-2016

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