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Three wind farms are being built across Yucatan state. Photo: Getty
Three wind farms are being built across Yucatan state. Photo: Getty

Mexico’s ministry of environment expects two new wind farms to be installed in Yucatán, in addition to a 70-megawatt project approved last year.

Foreign companies are waiting for environmental permits for the new wind farms, whose construction could start at the beginning of 2016, said Jorge Carlos Berlin, regional delegate of the ministry.

The farms will be built in northern Yucatan, in the areas of Temax, Baca and Sinanche.

As for the 70-MW project, the first approved in the state, Mexican firm Vive Energia is to resume works for the construction of the plant, Berlin said.

The project will be developed in Dzilam de Bravo municipality with an investment of over 2 billion pesos.

Is is contracted to feed energy to the the national power company CFE for 20 years.

Source: SeeNews

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