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The proposed project consists of erecting an "H" structure power pole, guy-wiring two poles, and running about 899 feet of three-phase wire from a take-off pole to the center of the Rio Grand. From that point, the state of Coahuila would take responsibility for finishing the job
A 1992 study by the U.S. Dept of Energy to investigate the possibility of solar and wind for Boquillas states that "a number of homes and businesses are wired, complete with wall plugs,light sockets and even bulbs, in anticipation of electrical service. An extensive power grid with 33 utility poles has been installed by the Mexican Government, originally to provide electricity via the U.S. power grid...: however, this project was stopped for political and legal reasons."
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