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January 11, 2022

Colonia_Rouar, Uruguay

By Carmen

Colonia_Rouar is a 65.1MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Colonia, Uruguay. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 65.1 65.1 Active Colonia, Uruguay Administracion Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas; Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras

Description

The project was developed by Administracion Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas and Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras. The project is currently owned by Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras with a stake of 50%.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 20,300 households, offsetting 110,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $107m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 2015.

Contractors Involved

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

Suzlon Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 31 units of S95-2.1 MW turbines, each with 2.1MW nameplate capacity.

Suzlon Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project, commencing from the year 2015.

About Administracion Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas

Administracion Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas (UTE) is an electric utility. The utility offers generation, transmission, distribution and commercialization of electricity. It generates electricity through hydro, wind and thermal generation plants. It also offers annexes and consulting services. The utility operates a production plant, Salto Grande Hydroelectric Power Plant, which produces energy from generation plants owned by third parties. UTE makes available the transmission and distribution networks to transport the energy generated from renewable sources. The utility also provides advice on finding and correcting bad connections in time, switches and outlets damaged to prevent accidents. UTE is headquartered in Montevideo, Uruguay.

About Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras

Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. (Eletrobras) is an electric utility. The company produces electricity using the hydro, nuclear, wind, natural gas, oil, coal, solar and biomass sources. Eletrobras promotes the Latin American electric integration, minimizes environmental risks and studies hydroelectric potential of the region. The company undertakes the administration of government programs focused on the development of the electric sector, such as the National Program for Universal Access, the National Program for the Conservation of Electric Energy, and Use of Electric Energy and the Program for the Incentive of Alternative Energy Sources. It serves distribution companies, commercial and free customers in Brazil. The company is majorly owned by Brazilian Government. Eletrobras is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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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