El Naranjal Solar PV Farm is a 57.46MW solar PV power project. It is located in Salto, Uruguay. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 57.46 57.46 Active Salto, Uruguay eab New Energy; Seg Ingenieria; TerraForm Global


The project was developed by eab New Energy, Seg Ingenieria and TerraForm Global. The project is currently owned by Atlas Renewable Energy USA.

El Naranjal Solar PV Farm is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 150 hectares.

The project generates 109.1GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 58,800 households, offsetting 42,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $115m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2017.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Administracion Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas under a power purchase agreement for a period of 30 years. The contracted capacity is 50MW.

Contractors Involved

Ingener was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

Trina Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 184,160 modules at the site.

The inverters were procured from Ingeteam Corporacion for the project.

The project is utilising trackers supplied by NEXTracker.

Ingener is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project for a period of 10 years.

About TerraForm Global

TerraForm Global, Inc. owns and operates contracted clean power generation assets. The Company offers wind, geothermal, hydroelectric, and hybrid energy solutions. TerraForm Global serves customers worldwide. The company is headquartered in the US.


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