Cuba fills widening electric gap with more powerships

CUBA STANDARD — During a visit to the shipyard of a floating power plant operator in Turkey, Cuba’s energy minister announced the island will contract a fifth powership, making the floating power plants a semi-permanent feature.

Energy Minister Liván Arronte Cruz said in a Tweet that Istambul-based Karadeniz Power Holdings will move another powership to Cuba, delivering an additional 15 mw to the grid.

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