Colombia and Cuba for energy cooperation
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- Politics and Government
- 10 / 09 / 2007
A Colombian delegation of important enterprises and institutions traveled to Cuba this Sunday aiming to widen bilateral cooperation in energy issues.
The Colombian delegation will have contacts with Cuban representatives as part of the mutual cooperation on rational use of energy and use of renewable energy between the Cuban Basic Industry and the Colombian Energy and Mining Ministry of Colombia.
The agenda of the visit will be until October 10, includes the study of the Cuban integral experience on saving and efficiency, replacement of devices, equipments and water bombing.
Colombian representatives are also interested in the saving of energy in non-residential sectors, installation, operation and maintenance of diesel and fuel oil, and other aspects.
The Colombian specialists are equally interested in the experience applied by the Caribbean island in the development of micro hydroelectric plants and their contribution to the economy.
Also they will exchange knowledge on the combined cycle technology of gas in Cuba, the experiences of cogeneration in the sugar sector in the island and they will visit the University of Cienfuegos, in the center of the country.
The Colombian delegation is formed by executives of important research centers and energy distributing companies CODENSA, EMGESA, Public Companies of MedellÂ¡n, Electrificadora of the Huila and Distribuidora of the Pacific.