Energy

Peru Energy Summit in March

A Peru Energy Summit is being held in Lima March 9 and 10, organized by Latin Markets. This is the second year this energy summit is being held, and will examine major investment, development and operational challenges and opportunities in the market. More than 60 presenters from the most important […]

Humala Inaugurates US$71 Million Wind Farm

Humala Inaugurates US$71 Million Wind Farm

President Ollanta Humala inaugurated the completion of a US$71 million wind farm project in Talara, located in Peru’s northern Piura region, state news agency Andina reported. The 17 large wind turbines, each able to produce 1.8 megawatts of energy, will provide the Northern Peru electricity grid with power over the next 20 […]

Peru and China Look at Pacific-Atlantic Railroad with Brazil

Peru and China Look at Pacific-Atlantic Railroad with Brazil

President Ollanta Humala and China’s President Xi Jinping signed a series of agreements in Beijing on Wednesday, following the three day APEC Summit meetings. The agreements consolidate several specific projects in the mining and petroleum industries, but the pioneering project is a memorandum of understanding to create with Brazil a […]

Mines & Energy Minister Survives Censure Vote

Mines & Energy Minister Survives Censure Vote

An attempt to remove Mines and Energy Minister Eleodoro Mayorga from office failed on Tuesday, as opposition politicians failed to get enough votes in a censure motion.  In a previous session last week, the Congress lacked a quorum for the vote because even many proponents of the censure did not […]