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Walmart de Mexico y Centroamerica has announced that 348 of its self-service stores, pricing clubs and restaurants in Mexico City and Morelos, Mexico, will use wind-powered energy from the Oaxaca I Lamatalaventosa Wind Farm.

"The Oaxaca I Lamatalaventosa Wind Farm is one of the projects that will enable Walmart de Mexico y Centroamerica to meet its objective of having 100% of its units operate with renewable energy sources by 2025," says Scot Rank, executive president and CEO of Walmart de Mexico y Centroamerica.

The wind farm has 27 2.5 MW turbines and generates 67.5 MW of power.

The energy will be transported through Mexican electrical system channels.

SOURCE: Walmart


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