Eolo Wind Project is a 44MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Rivas, Nicaragua. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 44 44 Active Rivas, Nicaragua Eolo de Nicaragua

Description

The project was developed by Eolo de Nicaragua and is currently owned by Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 178,000MWh electricity thereby offsetting 120,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in May 2013.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Naturgy Energy Group under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 22 units of G90-2.0 MW turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 10 years.

Methodology

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