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Wind energy in Cuba: wind farm advances in Las Tunas

The Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Ramiro Valdés Menéndez, verified the construction work for the assembly of the Windwind wind turbines of the La Herradura 1 wind farm, on the north coast of Las Tunas. The first two cast bases, and the work that is undertaken in the third for the … Continue reading Wind energy in Cuba: wind farm advances in Las Tunas

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Wind power in Cuba: La Herradura 1 wind farm advances

The bases for the installation of wind turbines of the most powerful wind farm complex in Cuba, began to be built in La Herradura, in the north of Las Tunas, where some components of the wind energy generation technology are already close to the site. Workers of the Provincial Construction and Assembly Company, started work … Continue reading Wind power in Cuba: La Herradura 1 wind farm advances

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Cuba Confirmed EU Contribution for Renewable Energies

The promotion of renewable energies in Cuba will count with 18 million euros from the European Union (EU) through a program planned for five years, it was highlighted during the week ending today.   At a press conference, EU official Juan Garay stressed that this is the first financing to this Caribbean nation after the … Continue reading Cuba Confirmed EU Contribution for Renewable Energies

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Chinese technology helps Cuba build largest wind farm

Chinese technologies are helping Cuba, as the country aims to become one of the more than 100 countries and regions that will meet their energy demand with renewable sources like wind, water or sunlight by 2050, experts said. To reach that goal, Cuba plans to produce about 24 percent of its total energy needs from … Continue reading Chinese technology helps Cuba build largest wind farm

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Cuba promotes wind power with Chinese wind turbines

Some 500 years after ocean winds swept Christopher Columbus’ ships into Gibara Bay, in Cuba’s eastern province of Holguin, officials are harnessing those same sea breezes to generate electricity. The historic town of Gibara, where the famed explorer set foot during his first voyage to Cuba, is home to two wind farms that are part … Continue reading Cuba promotes wind power with Chinese wind turbines

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Cuba to increase renewable energy use by 2030

Cuba is working to increase by six times the use of renewable energy in the national energy matrix by 2030 by among others constructing 13 large wind energy farms capable of producing 633 megawatts. During the Ministry of Energy and Mines national conference on science, technology and innovation taking place in Cojimar, Havana, the ministry’s … Continue reading Cuba to increase renewable energy use by 2030

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Wind energy in Cuba: 7 wind power plants financed by foreign investors

Cuba plans to build seven wind farms financed by foreign investors under a program aimed at developing renewable energy sources in the medium term, Energy and Mines Minister Alfredo Lopez said.   The project is part of an effort by the island to generate 24 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, with … Continue reading Wind energy in Cuba: 7 wind power plants financed by foreign investors

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Cuba aims for 24% renewable energy by 2030

Cuba is aspiring to obtain 24 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030 and to that end has unveiled an initial set of projects requiring a combined investment outlay of more than $600 million.   The island currently generates just 4.3 percent of its electricity from renewable sources but it plans to allocate … Continue reading Cuba aims for 24% renewable energy by 2030

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Cuba fosters renewable energy

Cuba is currently fostering renewable-energy projects to change the structure of its energy sources, reduce dependence of imported fossil fuels, costs and environmental pollution. Minister of Energy and Mines Alfredo Lopez reported today to the parliamentary commission of Industry, Constructions and Energy that investments are being prepared and negotiations developed for the year 2015, regarding … Continue reading Cuba fosters renewable energy

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Cuba Boosts Renewable Energy

Cuba produces 5 percent of its energy out of renewable sources, and 90 percent of that amount comes from the sugar industry, said the vice-president of the CUBASOLAR agency, Julio Torres during a lecture given (Tuesday) at the Cuban United Nations Association.   The executive said that in order to increase this environment-friendly energy the … Continue reading Cuba Boosts Renewable Energy

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Goldwind supplies 51 MW of wind turbines for Cuba wind farm

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (“Goldwind” or the “Company”, Shenzhen Stock Exchange: 002202, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited: 2208), is pleased to announce that our international business has achieved another success. Goldwind International Holdings (HK) Limited (“Goldwind International”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, has signed a 51MW wind turbine supply … Continue reading Goldwind supplies 51 MW of wind turbines for Cuba wind farm

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World Wind Energy Conference Underway in Cuba

The development and prospects of the use of renewable energy sources in Cuba will capture, from today until Friday, the attention of the participants at the 12th World Wind Energy Conference.   This event, based in the Havana Conventions Centre, will also exhibit the Cuban achievements in this area, which allow the replacement of a … Continue reading World Wind Energy Conference Underway in Cuba

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Cuba will show its progress in World Wind Energy Conference

Cuba will show its progress in World Wind Energy Conference and Renewable Energy Exhibition WWEC-2013 in Havana, from June 3 to 5, with a special focus on the Caribbean and Central America. The island wants to increase the use of wind energy and at the north coast of the eastern province of Las Tunas, a … Continue reading Cuba will show its progress in World Wind Energy Conference

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Cuba to Host World Forum on Wind Energy

Cuba will host an International Conference on Wind Energy in June 2013, which will gather professionals from five continents to address the challenges and prospects of the use of renewable energy sources. Scientists and entrepreneurs from over 45 nations are expected to debate the role of renewable energy for sustainable development, said the president of … Continue reading Cuba to Host World Forum on Wind Energy

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Cuba embarks on wind energy program

Cuba reopened a 100-year-old hydro power station recently in its west after some repair work, embarking on a long-term program to promote green energy. The electricity-generating capacity of the station, built in 1912 next to the small town of Pilotos in del Rio province, could reach 270 kw/h, the official daily Juventud Rebelde quoted energy … Continue reading Cuba embarks on wind energy program

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Cuba: Two wind farms survive hurricane Sandy without being damaged

Hurricane Sandy, before hitting major parts of the USA, previously devastated large areas in the Caribbean, amongst them in Haiti and Cuba, where also dozens of people were killed. Thousands of houses have been destroyed e.g. in the Eastern part of Cuba, mainly around Santiago de Cuba, the country’s second largest city. Also the power … Continue reading Cuba: Two wind farms survive hurricane Sandy without being damaged

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First Photovoltaic Solar Energy Plant in Cuba in 2012

Cuba will start building a 50-megawatt wind farm in the eastern province of Las Tunas in 2013, to join the three wind power plants already existent with a capacity of 11,8 megawatts. In a bid to distance itself from its traditional course attached to fossil fuels, Cuba will build its first photovoltaic solar power plant … Continue reading First Photovoltaic Solar Energy Plant in Cuba in 2012

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