Colombia publishes rules for geothermal project development
Colombia has released the final round of regulations for geothermal power project development in the country.
In a notification published by the Colombian Ministry for Mining and Energy, a new draft decree on regulations for geothermal energy development has now been released for public comment.
In compliance with the provisions of paragraph 8 of article 8 of Law 1437 of 2011, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 2 of article 22.214.171.124.14 of Decree 1081 of 2015, replaced by article 1 of Decree 1273 of 2020 and resolutions 4 0310 and 4 1304 of 2017, is published for citizen participation, in order to receive observations and comments.
Proposed document – Draft Decree (in Spanish) “By means of which Decree 1073 of 2015 is added to establish the provisions to develop activities aimed at generating electricity through geothermal energy”
Other documents: Justification Report
Observations, comments and proposals to the aforementioned draft resolution must be made through this forum or by filling out the form for receiving comments , which must be sent, preserving the editable format, to the email firstname.lastname@example.org, until next Friday September 03, 2021
Earlier this year we reported on the first geothermal power plant coming online and the initial round of the draft regulations from December 2020.