North East Zone – Issue 60
++eolica++ Mexican company will build an Aeolian park in NL
Mexico.- The Mexican company Comexhidro will purchase eight 2.75 megawatts Aeolian turbines, as part of the construction and operation of an Aeolian park in Santa Catarina, Nuevo Leon, which will generate energy for public lighting.
The project, being developed in a joint venture with Conduit Capital Partners –a private equity investment firm- will help reduce the emission of greenhouse gasses equal to the annual operation of around 10,000 automobiles, according to General Electric, the company that will supply the turbines.
Hector Villegas, Sales Director for Mexico, Renewables Business Unit with GE, said that the project sets a cornerstone for Mexico “in its purpose of generating clean energy and helping counteract effects caused by climatic change”.