Roatan power plant is a model to follow by the energy industry of Tahiti

Roatán, February 2018.

Roatan Electric Company RECO, being a pioneer in the world with the new generation system with LPG combustion engines, is a model to follow because of its innovative generation system based on environmentally friendly fuels, contributing to the care of the island of Roatan, the greatest vocation tourism area of Honduras.

The new plant based on Gas LPG was visited for the second time by the representatives of the energy company ENGIE, that provide the service to the country of Tahiti, mostly known for the touristic destination of Bora Bora.

Among the attractions of the new generation plant of RECO stands out the friendly system with the environment that reduces in a high percentage the emission of polluting gases and promoting the technology with resources in favor of the reduction of the carbon footprint.

 The operative team and technicians of ENGIE Company visited the facilities of the new power plant learning about the new generation system, based on propane gas.  Their objective is to replicate this modern generation system that will contribute to take care of Tahiti’s environment.

“As energy industries, we are analyzing to invest in the construction of a LPG fuel power plant, considering the importance of taking care of the island’s environment, and through the Wartsila company, we have known this first power generation project, located on this touristic island, for which we have considered RECO power plant as a model for our country to follow”, expressed Vetea Vitrac Operations Director of ENGIE.

The new LPG power plant facilities have a Smart Power Generation core with four high-efficiency Wärtsilä engines that will supply 28 MW. Additionally, the company has a Diesel plant, which has an approximate generation capacity of 10 MW.

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