Chao Falcao is an 80.5MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Leiria, Portugal. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2005.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 80.5 80.5 Active Leiria, Portugal Enersis II SGPS; Parque Eolico de Chao Falcao


The project was developed by Enersis II SGPS and Parque Eolico de Chao Falcao. The project is currently owned by Iberwind – Desenvolvimento e Projectos.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 29,472 households.

The project has 80m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in July 2005.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Redes Energeticas Nacionais under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Nordex was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 35 units of N90 (2.3 MW) turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.


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