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Mauritius: 11 wind turbines built in the north of the island by the French group Quadran

The construction of the first wind farm located in Plaine des Roches, in northern Mauritius, and consisting of 11 wind turbines should start soon after having delayed.

Two central electricity generation deploying some 18 megawatts representing a total investment of 32 million euros will thus be built at the initiative of the Sugar Investment Trust (SIT) and the French group Quadran, a leader in green energy production in Hexagon. All administrative and environmental permits have been obtained recently.
The electricity will then be sold to the national electricity company of Mauritius (CEB) to power its network.
As a reminder, the CEB wishes to introduce in its network in 2015 is first part of renewable energy (solar and wind) up to 60 megawatts. Eventually, officials of the CEB want to get 35% of electricity produced from renewable energy sources and this, by 2025.


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