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The Russian electricity company Inter RAO announced that it opened an office in Cuba to support its commercial relationship with the Caribbean island and with other Latin American nations.

According to Granma newspaper, Inter RAO will participate in the organization of the joint venture Generación Mariel S.A., created upon the principle of equality between Cuba and Russia as part of inter-governmental agreements to expand cooperation
in the energy sector.

This Russian enterprise, along with the Cuban Electricity Union, will work in a project to manage and modernize the Maximo Gomez thermoelectric power plant, including the renovation of four generating units with a capacity of 100 MW each and the construction of two others with the same capacity, RIA Novosti news agency reports.

Inter RAO accumulates a capacity of 18,000 MW and it has a prominent position in the Russian market of energy import and export.

Source: ACN

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