El Cortijo Wind Power Project is an 183MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Tamaulipas, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2018.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||183||183||–||Active||Tamaulipas, Mexico||Acciona Energia|
The project was developed by Acciona Energia and is currently owned by Acciona Energia Internacional.
The project supplies enough clean energy to power 458,000 households, offsetting 429,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $235m.
The Concrete towers installed at the project site are 120m high.
The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in September 2018.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Comision Federal de Electricidad under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years.
Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 61 units of AW125/3000 turbines, each with 3MW nameplate capacity.
About Acciona Energia
ACCIONA Energia SA (Acciona) develops renewable energy projects. The Company constructs, operates, and maintains wind farm, photovoltaic, hydroelectric power, and biomass plants. Acciona Energia serves customers worldwide. Acciona is headquartered in Moraleja, Spain.
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