Nicaragua's green Energy reaches 50 percent

Posted by Mike Cobb on Jan 20, 2012 5:39:13 PM

Gran Pacifica is “Green Pacifica” with nearly half its power coming from renewable resources off of Nicaragua’s grid. The nation’s green energy production is now 48% of total demand. Nicaragua is proving its dedication to build a renewable energy basis and the results are impressive. As new hydro and geothermal come on line, that percentage will continue to grow significantly ultimately providing more than 90% of the nation's energy. You can see from the article below the details of this fantastic achievement.  Â


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The Ministry of Energy (MEM, for its acronym in Spanish) announced that Nicaragua recently covered 48 percent of the nation’s energy demand through renewable sources, producing 219.8 megawatts of power through its wind, hydroelectric, biomass and geothermal energy plants.


Energy generation from renewable sources covered nearly 50 percent of Nicaragua´s energy demand, while two years ago it only covered 30 percent. Contributing significantly to this accomplishment is the 36 megawatt San Jacinto Tizate geothermal plant, administered by Polaris Energy Nicaragua.

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Mike Cobb

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