Activities related to Geothermal Power Development
in Guatemala during the period 1995-2000 include
some work carried out by INDE, the Government institution
in charge of the electricity in the country and
some others by private companies.
There are thirteen geothermal areas defined by
OLADE (1982). After the new Electricity Law (established
in 1996) INDE has five geothermal areas in reserve
to develop, they are: Zunil, Amatitlán, Tecuamburro,
San Marcos and Moyuta areas where has focused its
As a result of these investigations, 58 MWe. has
been proved and 398 MWe. more are estimated (1995).