La Herradura 2 is a 50MW 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 2018 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by Empresa Electrica de Las Tunas and Union Electrica de Cuba. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

The project is expected to generate 150,000MWh electricity to offset 226,796t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $87.092m.

The project will have 80m high towers.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2018. 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

Dongfang Electric will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 20 turbines, each with 2.5MW nameplate capacity.

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About Union Electrica de Cuba

Union Electrica de Cuba (UNE) is an electricity generating company. It carries out the generation, transmission, distribution and commercialization of electric power in Cuba. The company operates through the Ministry of Energy and Mines. It serves residential and states customers in Cuba. UNE is headquartered in Havana, Cuba.


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