World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Higueruela

Article Id: WHEBN0006616299
Reproduction Date:

Title: Higueruela  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Wind farms in Spain, Quiteria, Wind power in Spain, Barrax, Albatana
Collection: Municipalities of the Province of Albacete, Populated Places in the Province of Albacete, Wind Farms in Spain
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Higueruela

Higueruela in red

Higueruela is a municipality located at 43 km east of Albacete, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. It has a population of 1,350. The land surface is around 205.4 km² and its population density is calculated at 6.5/km².[1]

The Higueruela Park features 244 Wind turbines[2] and it was the biggest wind farm in the world for some time.[3] The Park was built in 1999, and it has an installed capacity of 161 MW.

Between May 21 and 24, the village celebrates Patron Saint Quiteria's day while Saint Barbara's day is celebrated every August.[4]

See also

External links

  • Pictures
  • Pictures with history - (Spanish)
  • Villagers find riches in 'the wind and the stone'

References and notes

  1. ^ higueruela.net
  2. ^ La Higueruela, La mayor instalación eólica del mundo ubicada - (Spanish)
  3. ^ Renewable energy - p.11
  4. ^ Higueruela - (Spanish)

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.