Nicaragua: Wind-PV Hybrid System

By December 9, 2018 No Comments

Feasibility Study, Final Design and Tender Documents for a Hybrid System (Wind – Solar – Thermal with Accumulators) in Corn Island and Little Corn Island, South Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region

Services provided

  • Feasibility study of the hybrid system for Corn and Little Corn Island
    – Data analysis and validation
    – Collection, analysis and evaluation of the easiness/ability for the use of photovoltaic energy in the islands
    – Evaluation of the legal and property context
    – Evaluation of the current state and the impact of the network
    – Characterization of the energy demand and generation in the Islands
    – Topographical studies
    – Geological studies & Geotechnical studies
    – Elaborate the optimum site survey
    – Define the hybrid system configuration
    – Energy evaluation
    – Technical and economic assessment of the selected alternative
    – Environmental aspects & Analysis for the project implementation for a clean development mechanism
  • Sizing and design of the electrical system for the adequate electricity supply to the islands
    – Elaboration of the design for the hybrid generation system, distribution and public lighting – Elaboration of the work plan
  • Elaboration of the technical specifications, terms of reference for the supervision and support in the review in the preparation of the bidding document
  • Reporting


Empresa Nicarag├╝ense de Electricidad (ENEL)/ PNESER


Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)




EUR 0.2 M