is a privately-funded initiative to support the growth of a clean energy economy across the United States.
The petition cites failure to regulate rates, stating the CNEE
rather than protect the population, harms it.
Thuringia hydroelectric projects (20 MW) in San Miguel Panam, Suchitepequez and Canbalam 1 (16 MW) in Barillas, Huehuetenango, have also been endorsed, said CNEE
president Carlos Colom, adding that what remains now is approval to be granted by the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) for use of river flow.
Carlos Colom Bickford, president of CNEE
, the National Electric Energy Commission, said they expect to invite bids for more than 400 megawatts for Guatemala's three distribution companies in the first half of 2010, and award the contract by yearend, reports Sigloxxi.