Mexico Plans To Develop World's 8th-Largest Solar Plant In Sonora By 2023

Jul 20, 2021 12:13 PM ET
  • Dealing with state leaders, Mexico intends to develop the globe's eighth-largest solar farm in neighboring Sonora that's expected to be up and running by the end of 2023.

The prepared solar installment will be built on around 5,000 acres of given away land in the prominent Sonoran beach town Puerto Peñasco, or Rocky Factor, according to Sonora's governor-elect Alfonso Durazo.

The Mexican federal government is set to invest $1.68 billion to develop the 1,000 megawatt project-- a joint venture between the Federal Electricity Commission and also the Sonoran federal government.

The significant facility ought to be functional in time for a launch in December 2023 and will certainly give energy for both Sonora and also bordering Baja California, Durazo said Monday.

Until now, there is no timeline for building and construction to start on the enthusiastic project.