The Bono Mivivienda Verde, distributing green bonuses for buyers of eco-friendly housing that reduce water and electricity costs, reported that a total of 1,682 bonuses were given out during the first quarter of 2021, representing an investment of over 8.5 million soles ($2.34 million). This 5,100 sole ($1,400) subsidy to green building buyers can be added to the 10,300 ($2,836) to 24,600 ($6,774) soles from the Good Payer Bonus.
The 500 million sole ($137.68 million) project to build the San Juan wind power station in Ica received the final approval from Peru's Ministry of Energy and Mines and is thus expected to begin its construction in April 2022. The clean energy produced in this 131.1 MW plant should support the country's demand for electricity through the National Interconnected Electric System.
The Sustainable Coffee Cooperative from Ubiriki Valley in Junín region secured a deal for two of its product lines to be sold in the German chain of supermarkets Rewe, that has over 4,400 premises. Benecke Coffee will be responsible for the annual export of 1,000 tons of premium Peruvian coffee to Germany.
The Central Reserve Bank of Peru announced that the General Government's gross fixed capital formation had increased by 127% in March of this year, in comparison to March of 2020. Investments in March of 2021 therefore represent the highest value for this specific month in the past 15 years.
The batch of 276,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses that Peru has just received will be destined for elderly people of over 80 who live in the regions outside of Lima and Callao. A further 1.09 million doses are expected to arrive in May from the COVAX Facility.