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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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