La Herradura 1 is a 51MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Las Tunas, Cuba. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Empresa Electrica de Las Tunas and Energoimport. The project is currently owned by Energoimport with a stake of 100%.

The project is expected to generate 13,796,000MWh electricity to offset 130,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $89.048m.

The project will have 65m high towers.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Union Electrica de Cuba under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 34 units of GW 1.5/77 turbines, each with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project for a period of 2 years.

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About Energoimport

Energoimport specializes in providing installation,maintenance and transportation of the turbines. Energoimport is headquartered in Cuba.


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