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Wind farm in Mexico now online

The first wind farm in the western Mexican state of Jalisco is now operational.

The $105 million facility was built on funds provided by the Dragon company and Grupo Salinas.

The wind farm has 28, 1.8-MW turbines and will omit more than 79,000 tons of CO2 emissions.

The green energy complex will boost Mexico’s renewable energy capabilities, Federal Electricity Commission Director Enrique Ochoa said in an interview to Fox News.

Mexico needs to expand generation capacity over the next 15 years, building power plants with a total generating capacity of about 55,000-MW.

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