CENTRAL AMERICA POWER: New lines

CENTRAL AMERICA POWER: New lines

Panama Central America Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras El Salvador Guatemala M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance

Central America faces daunting challenges to keep energy flowing to its 43 million residents. If existing demand growth persists, generating capacity must increase by 75% in the next 15 years, according to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The region needs to develop transmission infrastructure, embrace clean technology and expand regional energy links that will allow connections to bigger markets to the north and south.The small economies of Central America are typically less of a draw than larger markets for external financing. They also have thinner pools of domestic capital to offer the large, patient money needed for infrastructure development. Local commercial banks take an i

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