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Castries, Saint Lucia, September 29 2017— Today representatives from St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) and solar energy firm GRUPOTEC broke ground on a 3 megawatt (MW) solar farm in Saint Lucia, the first ever utility-scale renewable energy project on the island. The 3 MW facility is located near the Hewanorra International Airport in the south of the island. When connected to the grid, the solar farm’s 14,900 photovoltaic (PV) panels are expected to generate the equivalent electricity used by nearly 3,500 homes, while offsetting over 3,800 metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually. Diesel-powered generators currently account for over 99 percent of the island’s electricity generation. As the first generation asset outside of the main diesel plant at Cul de Sac, this new project begins to mitigate natural disaster and security risks from centralized genera...

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