Mazatlan Mayor bets on a photovoltaic system for the city

The City of Mazatlan pays 7 million pesos per month, only for the electricity consumed by public lighting

Mazatlan, Sinaloa.- A new project could be managed in Mazatlan, it is a solar to electric converter system, in order to reduce the economic cost to the Federal Electricity Commission in public lighting, so Mazatlan Mayor Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres announced.

The mayor said that the project does not require going through the Cabildo.

“The cost of electric power in the city, is around 7 and 8 million pesos per month, so that the only way to do is to have a solar battery system for the entire city, we are about to specify that agreement that really does not deal with permission from Cabildo, is a matter of reaching an economic agreement because we cannot extend the contract with this company beyond my mandate, “he said.

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He said that this agreement will be made through a Mazatlan company and the Presidency of the Republic, so they expect the work of the photovoltaic plant to begin in late 2019 and early 2020.

Benítez Torres did not reveal where this power generating plant could be located.

And he reiterated that the photovoltaic plant will work only with the public lighting system, not for particular uses.

Source: reaccion informativa

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