Prince Charles of Wales will visit the facilities of British capital company Mariel Solar in western Cuba, official sources said Tuesday.
During the visit to the facilities, located in the Special Development Zone Mariel (ZEDM), a ceremony will be held indicating the beginning of the construction of three photovoltaic parks.
The Mariel Solar company, authorized as a user of the Zone for the generation of photovoltaic solar energy, will begin three solar parks with a total capacity of 50 megawatts/hour and according to its schedule will be in operation in December this year.
With the presence of Prince Charles of Wales in the opening of construction of Mariel Solar, during his official visit to Cuba, is ratified the participation of British companies in the development of renewable energy in Cuba, according to information released on ZEDM website.
Prince Charles of Wales and the Duchess Camila of Cornwall, the first official visit to Cuba by members of the British royalty, visited Monday areas of the historic centre in Havana, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.
Their Highnesses will be welcomed this evening at the Palace of the Revolution by Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel. / PL