Cuba builds its first solar photovoltaic energy park in Havana before 2012 ends. Cuba News
Havana, Cuba / NationalTurk – In a bid to free itself from its traditional energy sources attached to fossil fuels, Cuba will construct its first solar photovoltaic energy park this year in Cuban capital .
The plant will produce about 1,500 megawatts, with another 10 to be added in 2013, CUBAENERGIA expert Mario Alberto Arrastia explained the Cuban energy project in an article published today by Juventud Rebelde newspaper.
Cuba expects to install about 100 megawatts in hydro-energy in the coming years, although the potential is far greater, Arrastia mentioned. Meanwhile Cuba will initiate the project of constructing a 50-megawatt eolian park in the eastern Cuban province of Las Tunas in 2013, to join the three already existent with a capacity of 11,8 megawatts.
Technical analysis suggest that Cuba can install up to 600 megawatts, of about 2,000 estimated as a potential, with the energy network provided by Cuba.