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February 28, 2022

La Americana Project, Argentina

By Carmen

La Americana Project is a 50MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Neuquen, Argentina. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 50 50 Permitting Neuquen, Argentina Sociedad Argentina de Energia; Wpd

Description

The project is being developed by Sociedad Argentina de Energia and Wpd. The project is currently owned by ADI-NQN SEP.

The project is expected to generate 176,000MWh electricity to offset 64,500t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $106.9m.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Cammesa under a power purchase agreement.

About Sociedad Argentina de Energia

Sociedad Argentina De Energia SA (Sociedad Argentina De Energia) that provides energy effectively and efficiently, conducting the public policy of the national state. The company is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina.

About Wpd

Wpd AG (Wpd) is a provider of renewable energy services. Its offerings include wind onshore, wind offshore, commercial and technical management, and investments services. The company carries out project development, commercial concept and financing, project construction and implementation, project purchase and cooperative agreements, project sales, and commercial and technical management services. Wpd also provides commercial and technical management services such as commercial management, technical operating management, and maintenance and upkeep. It has operations in Asia, Americas, Europe and Australia. Wpd is headquartered in Bremen, Germany.

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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