Renewable energies in Valle del Cauca
Last update: 18/02/2020
Renewable energies figures in Valle del Cauca
in the country’s agricultural production
* Valle del Cauca, Cauca and Nariño.
On PV systems, Valle del Cauca has a lot of potential. The department has the largest PV system in the country, all grounded on an academic institution and has the first solar farm of Colombia since the end of 2017, which generates 16 GWh of power a year. Additionally, back in 2015, Cali hosted the Solar Decathlon and will again be the Solar Decathlon Host for Latin America in 2019; this international event is organized by the Power Department of United States, aiming to promote research and development around renewable energies.
Added to the potential and the investment opportunities Valle del Cauca offers for the development of renewable energy projects, the Colombian government, committed to contribute to the environment with the country’s power grid diversification, enacted law 1715 of 2014, which offers tax incentives for investment, research and development for power production and usage from non-conventional sources of energy “FNCE” (*by its acronym in Spanish).
Some of the Renewable energies sector companies in Valle del Cauca
Ana María Lancheros
Gerente de inversión sector agroindustrial, energías renovables y logística
Agribusiness, Renewable Energies and Logistics Sector Investment Manager