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January 7, 2022

Amayo, Nicaragua

By Carmen

Amayo is a 63MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Rivas, Nicaragua. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2009.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 63 63 Active Rivas, Nicaragua Consorcio Eolico Amayo

Description

The project was developed by Consorcio Eolico Amayo and is currently owned by Inkia Energy with a stake of 61%.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 175,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 2009.

Power Purchase Agreement

Distribuidora del Electricidad del Sur and Empresa Distribuidora de Electricidad del Norte are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Suzlon Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 30 units of S88-2.1 MW turbines, each with 2.1MW nameplate capacity.

Suzlon Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 5 years.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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