The state governor, Francisco Domínguez Servién, supervised the progress of the San Pedro Wind Farm, located in the municipality of Huimilpan, which has generated 400 direct and 800 indirect jobs.
During the tour, the state president affirmed that Querétaro has set himself a goal for the coming years to be a leader in the region’s energy decarbonization, because “from the co-presidency of # Under2Coalition we have the firm commitment to work on a global strategy more than 200 governments around the world.
He added that the current administration lays the foundations of public policy to outline the increase in the installed capacity of sustainable energy, with which the entity will make an important contribution to the fulfillment of the Paris Agreement.
The decarbonization of the economy requires the determined support of projects of this type that also help to supply the energy demand that the state requires.
The complex, which will have an investment of 56 million dollars, will generate renewable energy for more than 20 thousand homes in the region, producing up to 30 megawatts through the installation of 15 wind turbines.
The company in charge of the execution, Elawan Energy, has as a priority the preservation of the environment, for which 40 hectares have been reforested in the area.
It also has a local employment program, which promotes the workforce for the inhabitants of neighboring communities.