Wind Wire: President uses 50MW as growth platform

COSTA RICA: The 50MW Guanacaste wind project was officially inaugurated in Costa Rica, following completion late last year.

Google Translate

The project uses 55 Enercon 900kW direct-drive wind turbines and was jointly developed by Germany's Juwi, France's GDF Suez Group, and local company BC y Asociados. Costa Rica's president, Oscar Arias, headlined the ceremony and used it to emphasise the country's goal to eventually derive 100% of its power from renewables. "Costa Rica can only (call itself a) developed country if it ... guarantees its population the access to sufficient and affordable clean energy," says Arias.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Sign up now
Already registered?
Sign in