By John Smith • 26 February 2020 • 18:05
Explosion rips through block of flats in Skelmersdale Lancashire injuring 5
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REPRESENTATIVES of the Governments of Cadiz and Malaga Provinces as well as a Minister and various councillors attended the official opening of the wind farm at San Martín de Tesorillo adjacent to San Roque and Sotogrande.
This new wind power installation which consists of 12 turbines has created 200 jobs in the area and will be able to produce the equivalent of the annual electricity consumption of 33,000 homes.
The creation of the farm will remove around 66,000 tons per year of pollutant and greenhouse emissions from the air and 1.6 million tons of emissions of these gases throughout its useful life.
The strong winds in this particular area running along to Tarifa and further are ideal for these turbines and with numerous hills the siting of wind farms whilst relatively expensive initially makes sound economic and ecological sense.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
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