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El Salvador strengthens project to generate clean energy

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El Salvador strengthens project to generate clean energy

San Salvador, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Brand-new Pacific Power Plant (PPP) is consolidated as El Salvador´s sustainable option, after the anchoring of the region's first natural gas cargo ship this week.
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From the coast of the western port of Acajutla, BW Tatiana ship can be seen anchored, a stalwart of this project that, as fully implemented, will supply 30% of national energy consumption.

Outlaying as much as $1 billion, the PPP is El Salvador´s largest investment, and for the moment overshadowed other energy megaprojects left behind.

According to official data, this new investment includes a generator with 19 natural gas internal combustion engines and a steam turbine, with a total capacity to generate 378 megawatts (MW).

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele paid a visit to the magaproject on Monday, assuring his administration undid blockades imposed by previous governments to this project.

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