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Cuba


Current Generation Capacity, Future Investment Plans, and Photovoltaic Projects of the Cuban Energy Industry

The state-owned Unión Eléctrica (UNE) is responsible for supplying electricity to the Cuban population and the national economy. This is a complex process in which more than 50,000 workers intervene,…


Commercial Photovoltaic Systems Now Available to Residents in Cuba

As a part of a political movement to develop renewables and more efficiently use energy in Cuba, the state-owned company COPEXTEL will be responsible for commercializing photovoltaic (PV) systems for…


POWER Digest [January 2022]

Israeli Group Enters JV for Renewable Energy in Poland. Israeli renewables developer Nofar Energy in late November announced formation of a joint venture (JV) with Poland’s Electrum S.P. Z O.O…


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…