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Cuba


Projected Development of Renewables in Cuba

As part of Cuba’s National Economic and Social Development Plan for 2030, the country aspires to increase the share of renewable energy on its electric grid to 24%. To accomplish…


Cuba's First Biomass-Fired Power Plant Inaugurated

The first biomass-fired power plant in Cuba—located adjacent to Ciro Redondo sugar mill in the central province of Ciego de Ávila—recently synchronized its two boilers to the grid. The 60-MW…


Cuba Gives Green Light to PV Technology

Cuba is in the midst of a renewable revolution to transform, update, and adapt its fossil fuel–dependent power mix to its current energy needs. Because Cuba has a relatively high…


Speaking of Cuba, Change, and Coincidence

Sometimes, circumstances have a way of developing in such an unexpectedly serendipitous way that they practically force one to take notice. So it is with Cuba and its power sector.…