Mexico announced that it has deployed an Acciona wind turbine in the city of Cancun for the World Climate Summit. Owned by the Mexican Federal Electricity Commission, the 1.5 MW wind turbine includes the Acciona Windpower technology. Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico, inaugurated the wind turbine recently.
The wind turbine was installed on the Government’s initiative in Cancun, which will host the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP16). Acciona Energy will undertake the wind turbine’s maintenance during the working life.
The AW-70/1500 wind turbine features an 80 m steel tower with a 70 m rotor diameter an 34 m long blades. It has the capability to generate electricity for 2,300 houses in Mexico. The wind turbine is dependable, robust, and offers maximum electricity production in its working life. It comes in three models and is likely to be adapted for various weather conditions.
Acciona is currently developing three wind farms in Oaxaca, Mexico with a capacity of 306 MW. The investment will allow the deployment of 204 wind turbines with Acciona’s Windpower technology. The company has supplied 2,139 wind turbines in twelve countries.