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January 5, 2022

Francofonte, Italy

By Carmen

Francofonte is a 72MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Sicily, Italy. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2007.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 72 72 Active Sicily, Italy Aero-Sol S.r.l

Description

The project was developed by Aero-Sol S.r.l and is currently owned by Allianz with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 111,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 46,000 households. The project cost is $155.952m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 2007.

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Contractors Involved

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 24 units of V90-3.0 MW turbines, each with 3MW nameplate capacity.

About Aero-Sol S.r.l

Aero-Sol S.r.l is a wind power project and design company based in Catania, Italy. It is a joint venture company set up by German project developer WKN Windkraft Nord AG with local partners.

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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