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Mexico: Large-Scale Renewable Energy Development Project

June 29, 2006

GEF GRANT: $25 million
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project seeks to assist Mexico in developing initial experience in commercially-based, grid-connected renewable energy applications. It will do so by supporting the construction of an approximately 101 megawatt independent power producer (IPP) wind farm, designated as La Venta III, which will build on the Federal Electric Commission’s 2 Megawatt demonstration plant (La Venta I) and the 85 Megawatt La Venta II, which is a public sector project currently under construction.

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