LA PAZ – The governor of Baja California Sur, Carlos Mendoza Davis, announced an investment of US $ 190.5 million for the construction of a natural gas plant in the port of Pichilingue in La Paz.

Mendoza Davis stated that it will be in August when the construction of the liquefied gas plant begins and in a period of 11 months the first shipment of fuel will be received.

He also indicated that his administration seeks to find viable and more environmentally friendly alternatives for energy generation and recalled that the entity pays the highest electricity consumption rates in the country.

"It is a cheaper and less polluting alternative for the generation of electric power, so there will be important repercussions in the state," said the governor.

Wesley Edens, president and CEO of New Fortress Energy explained that the transportation of this fuel is one of the safest in the world, that it is an alternative source that will contribute to the development and will be a catalyst for the economic growth of Baja California Sur.

Source: Milenio

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