Italy-based Enel starts construction of wind farm in Coahuila

Italy-based Enel starts construction of wind farm in Coahuila

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Enel Green Power MĂ©xico (EGPM), the Mexican renewables unit of energy giant Enel started the construction of a 200-MW wind farm in Mexico, the Italian group announced in a press release.

The Amistad plant, located 45 kilometers north of Acuna city in the state of Coahuila, will require a total investment of about US$ 300 million (EUR 277.8m), the developer said.

Once complete, the wind farm should be able to produce up to 750 GWh of electricity each year, enough to supply around 450,000 Mexican homes, and offset over 435,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Amistad, which is being built under a 20 year-power purchase agreement (PPA), is an important step in the consolidation of Enel's position as a key player in the Mexican renewable market, according to EGPM’s director Paolo Romanacci.

Currently, Enel has 675 MW of installed wind capacity in the country, with 1,000 MW of solar projects under way. (USD 1 = EUR 0.926)


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