Paraguana Wind Farm is a 100.32MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Falcon, Venezuela. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in December 2012. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Corporacion Electrica Nacional and Petroleos de Venezuela. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 33,000 households, to offset 150,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The Paraguana Wind Farm (Paraguana Wind Farm IA), will have 85m high towers.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in December 2012.

Contractors involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Paraguana Wind Farm (Paraguana Wind Farm IA) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy AE-90 turbines. The phase consists of 24 turbines with 1.32MW nameplate capacity.

Paraguana Wind Farm (Paraguana Wind Farm IB) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy AE-61 turbines. The phase consists of 11 turbines with 1.32MW nameplate capacity.

Paraguana Wind Farm (Paraguana Wind Farm II) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy AE-90 turbines. The phase consists of 41 turbines with 1.32MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract tenure will likely be commencing from 2012, for a period of 2 years.

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About Corporacion Electrica Nacional

Corporacion Electrica Nacional SA is a fully integrated state-owned power company that is regulated by the Ministry of Electric Power. The company is headquartered in Venezuela.

About Petroleos de Venezuela

Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) is a state-owned oil and gas company. It plans, coordinates, supervises, and controls the activities in the entire oil and gas value chain. The company explores for and develops oil and other hydrocarbons; refines, trades, and supplies products in domestic and overseas markets. PDVSA administers refineries, marketing and transportation of crude oil and refined products in various countries. The company markets its refined petroleum products under PDV brand in Venezuela and CITGO brand across Eastern and Mid-western regions of the US. PDVSA is headquartered in Caracas, Venezuela.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.