Durango, Mexico [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] The Governor of the State of Durango, Mexico Ismael Hernández Deras, and representatives of the Board of OPDE have signed a collaboration agreement under which the Spanish solar photovoltaic developer has committed to study, plan, build and launch 45 megawatts (MW) of solar projects between now and 2013.
The first 1 MW photovoltaic solar farms that OPDE will build in the area will be located in the Logistics and Industrial Park in Durango (CLIP) and will be fully operational in 2010.
The agreement between Grupo OPDE and the State of Durango also covers the opening of new branches of the companies OPDE, Proinso, Mecasolar, in this Mexican region within approximately three years.
Durango is one of the 32 federal states of the Republic of Mexico. It is located north of the country and has a population of 1.5 million inhabitants.