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Enco - Nicaragua

Development of a Wind Map for Nicaragua

Contract: 2004.05
Wind

Development of a Wind Map for Nicaragua

Project Type :

Pilot Project

 

Technology :

Wind

Country :

Nicaragua

 

Project State :

Completed

Partner :

ENCO Energie Consulting Ltd., Liestal, www.enco-ag.ch, Robert Horbaty
METEOTEST, Bern, www.meteotest.ch, Stefan Kunz

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Swiss Contribution

Swiss experience formed this project’s basis in digital cartography and wind measurements. A similar map was already created for Switzerland. There was good partnership with suitable local partners in this project.

Description

Both Swiss companies combined their expertise in this project. The wind map is intended for identifying suitable priority locations for the creation of wind power plants in Nicaragua and for generating further, specific project work.

Documentation

The Final Report, “Development of Local Knowledge for the Implementation of Renewable .Energy Production Sites by Means of “GIS-tools” in Central America,” is available at www.repic.ch.