Los Canarreos saves energy

parqueolico-03The experimental wind farm Los Canarreos in the Isle of Youth has contributed with the local energy system saving 1 466.47 tons of fuel, which is an equivalent to more than 140 dollares.

 

Thanks to its contribution during five years of working, the energy system of the Isle of Youth has saved more than 1 thousand and 400 tons of fuel

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The experimental wind farm Los Canarreos in the Isle of Youth has contributed with the local energy system saving 1 466.47 tons of fuel, which is an equivalent to more than 140 dollares.

The wind farm was inaugurated on February 24th of 2007. It has six wind generators with a capacity of 1, 65 MW. This is a national strategy looking for renewable energy.

This area is affected by natural disasters, specially hurricanes, but the windmills are being used has a singularity; they can be fully taken apart in 45 minutes if need be.

According to Julio César Ortiz, representant of renewable energy department of the local Electricity Enterprise, among the results of the project highlight the experiences in the organization, the training of the specialists and the integration of the farm to the local electric power net.

This alternative taken by Cuba not only will help in economic order, but also in the conservation of the environment.

 

 

Traslation: Lien Fernández Sánchez

 

 

 

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