On November 19, the Ministry of Energy and Mines revealed on its Twitter account that the pinnacle of the company had supervised the arrival on the port of Mariel of a Turkish Floating Power Plant contracted by Cuba.
The goal is to interconnect this Floating Electricity Generation Plant of the Karadeniz Group, in Istanbul, to the National Electricity System (SEN).
In a tv report by journalist Bernardo Espinosa, it was introduced that “in the next few days the floating plant will arrive in the Bay of Havana, which will be located near the Otto Parellada thermoelectric plant in Old Havana.”
In this manner, it has been reported that the works that may interconnect the facility plant with the SEN are already progressing.
The director of networks of the Electric Union, Eng. Eleazar Moreno Ricardo, advised Cuban tv that “an electrical line of about 1.4 kilometers will interconnect mobile generation to the Melones substation, water supply system, communications… ”.
Likewise, the director of the EMCE of the Province of Havana, identified that his “task is to manufacture the line that will transfer the fuel that will be used in the generation process of the floating plant.”
According to the data offered, these are “works that will guarantee security in the transmission of energy, without risk of losses.”
The head of substations within the territory affirmed that they’re “setting up a field of 110 thousand volts to be able to give the entrance to the generation of that patana into the system.”
He assured that “roughly on the tenth of December the works ought to already be completed to start to succeed in the union with the patana ”.
For his half, Moreno Ricardo advised the Cuban journalist that “within the efforts of the Electricity Union and the State to achieve a rapid generation that allows us to alleviate the energy situation, the project and construction of this line is being carried out in record time and this interconnected system ”.
According to the media, on the shut of the report “the operation for the maritime transfer of the floating plant from Mariel to the Cuban capital was already being prepared.”
“In this journey powerful tugboats from Caribe Navigation will intervene”, it’s defined.
The info maintains that “the directors of the UNE have stated that the generation of the new source with its 130 megawatts will be in the National Electric System in December.”
#NOW @arronte_livan He talks by telephone with the president of the corporate Karpowership Holding, Mr. Osman Karadeniz. This firm is the proprietor of the 130 MW Floating Power Plant that’s already
on #Cuba and that might be interconnected to the SEN from the Bay of #Havana pic.twitter.com/ecdcg1XDb7
– Ministry of Energy and Mines of Cuba (@EnergiaMinasCub) November 19, 2021