If jobs keep pace in the last three months, in early February, the mayor Luis Brouwer de Koning inaugurate the works that will make the neighborhood health center Monte Grande in the first clinic in the province with power supplies solar.
The contractor has already installed the 12 solar panels located on two huge towers to capture energy from the biggest star of our planetary system. According to the explanations given by the holder of the Executive Department, it was decided to install this system, since the area lacks natural gas and is therefore very expensive heating in winter all electricity facilities.
“In winter, children and pregnant women who come to address this health centers were very cold. So we decided to implement this novel approach to the city with an investment of 40 thousand dollars, “said Brouwer de Koning.
The neighborhood will benefit from enterprise-Monte Grande, is one of the most populous city. It also has a high percentage of low income families. Each of the towers has installed a water tank to be fed obviously solar energy panels. It also has a water heater to produce 220 liters of hot water and 930 liters for the batteries to be used for the purpose of heating the whole clinic.
The work also includes the installation of a pumping system to ensure circulation to solar modules. “This is the first public agency in Rio Tercero municipal employ this type of technology. The idea is to gradually extend the solar energy to other areas of the local state as well as social housing to be built in the future to needy families. For our city is a major step that will qualify if all goes as usual in the first days of February, “Luis Brouwer de Koning.
Once the system is enabled, the City should periodically monitor the performance of different solar panels and towers that contain them to prevent damage or problems that complicate the solar power generation for the health center.