The Ministry of Ecological Transition and Demographic Problems (MITECO) signed this week administrative approval for the commissioning of the El Escudo wind farmwhich is confirmed by sources in the regional government.
This will affect the municipalities of Campo de Yuso, San Miguel de Aguayo, Molledo and Luena.
It was the last environmental formality for this facility, designed by Biocantaber, a company that brings together the Cantabrian company Ocyener, Banco Santander and Iberdrola, which This will affect the municipalities of Campo de Yuso, San Miguel de Aguayo, Molledo and Luena. Thus, the company is approaching its goal. put the wind farm into operation within a year, as already stated in February by Iberdrola Renovables CEO Julio Castro, who considered the deadline feasible given the duration of the permits and the fact that the installation work is progressing “very quickly”. In addition, as early as the same month, it was announced that MITECO’s administrative approval was expected soon.
The signing of this procedure came after the same ministry formulated a year ago, in May 2021, environmental impact statement for the El Escudo wind farm project by allowing the installation of 25 wind turbines with a capacity of 105 megawatts.compared to 36 wind turbines and 121 megawatts that the company originally planned.
In addition, the land in question is one of the areas in which the regional government will allow the construction of wind farms, according to the Cantabrian wind exclusion map prepared by the Ministry of Public Works, Spatial Planning and Urban Planning, which excludes 94% of the region’s territory from the possibility of placing wind turbines, although the project El Escudo falls under that other 6%.
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