During the presentation of the ten milestones of the mining-energy sector in 2021, the Minister of Mines and Energy assured that 2021 will be the year to encourage the sustainable reactivation of Colombia, which will promote equity, development and new opportunities for the country and its regions, in three strategic axes: 1) Energy Transition, 2) Energy security and 3) Mining diversification and formalization.
Among these objectives one is to increase access to the electric power service. At the end of 2020, 44,560 families had access to electricity service for the first time thanks to the installation of solar panels and the connection of new users to the Interconnected System National. enhancing electric power services.
In 2021, Colombia will connect 27,813 additional households, getting closer to the goal of 100,000 new users by 2022 set in the National Development Plan.