The Plan outlines expansion of the electric system of Bolivia up to 2025. The Plan is aligned with number of other important developmental visions for Bolivia. Expansion of the electric grid is closely connected with the goal to eradicate extreme poverty in the country, especially of the people based in rural and per-urban areas. With the changes outlined in the Plan Bolivia aims to become an “energy heart” of South America.
Renewable energy is recognised as in important energy source. Bolivia aims to reach 183 MW of renewable power generation by 2025 with the following capacity split:
- Biomass 10 MW;
- Wind power 53 MW;
- Solar PV 20 MW;
- Geothermal power 100 MW