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Argentina saves $70m in fuel thanks to Patagonian wind farm

Located in the south of Argentina, the Rawson wind farm, has reportedly added over 280 GWh to the country’s power production during its first year of commercial operation.

The farm’s output resulted in a saving of$70m in fuel imports, Argentinean agency Telam reports.

According to Genneia, which operates the wind farm, Rawson also “avoided the release of 192,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.

The wind farm has 43 turbines, each with a capacity of 1.8 MW and takes advantage of the high-speed Patagonian winds.

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