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El Salvador agrees new geothermal plant

Thursday, July 11, 2019


Turboden, of Italy, has signed an agreement with La Geo for the supply of an Organic Rankine Cycle geothermal power plant in El Salvador, at Berlín Geothermal Field. The plant is designed to produce up to 8 MWe.

LaGeo contributes to 24 percent of the electricity in El Salvador, where geothermal has been one of the main sources of electricity since the mid-1970s, Renewable Energy Magazine reports.