Honduras: 130 million dollars available to produce wind energy

The Mesoamerica Energy Company will propose to the National Electrical Energy Company construction of a wind park valued at 130 million dollars (2.4 billion lempiras) that's capable of generating 60 megawatts.

Friday, May 2, 2008

The initiative comes from the local and regional private sector. A similar project is operating in Costa Rica and another is under construction in Nicaragua.
The Honduras 2000 wind project will be located on Hula Hill, Santa Ana, Francisco Morazán. It will have capacity to generate almost as much energy as one of the four turbines of the hydroelectric project El Cajon.

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February 2012

The work, considered the greatest in Central America, will generate 102 megawatts of wind-based energy.

A press release from the Presidency of Honduras states:

This work puts Honduras at the forefront of wind power generation, having the largest facility in Central America.

Wind Farm in Cerro de Hula Moves Forward

November 2010

Globeleq announced the wind power plant in Honduras reached financial agreements and will begin construction.

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Honduras: Wind Project to Deliver a Guarantee of $4.5 Million

April 2009

Mesoamérica Energy will deliver a guarantee of compliance to the government for the development of the Cerro Ula wind farm project.

The guarantee would support the implementation of the first phase, which contemplates the generation of 60 MW of energy. José Morán, manager of Mesoamérica Honduras, said, "This shows that we are working and that we are going at a good speed according to what the contract with the National Electric Power Company calls for."

Honduras could lose $140 million energy investment

July 2008

An investment of 140 million dollars by Energía Eólica de Honduras is in danger of being abandoned.

An offer from the government of the Dominican Republic to develop the project there, with an offer of 12.50 American cents per kilowatt hour has reached the ears of the investors, who are still trying to get the Honduras government to sign a contract.

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