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January 5, 2022

La Mata La Ventosa, Mexico

By Carmen

La Mata La Ventosa is a 67.5MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Oaxaca, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 67.5 67.5 Active Oaxaca, Mexico Electrica del Valle de Mexico


The project was developed by Electrica del Valle de Mexico and is currently owned by EDF Renewables.

The project generates 291,700MWh electricity thereby offsetting 156,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $198m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 2010.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Walmart de Mexico y Centroamerica under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years, starting from 2010.

Contractors Involved

Clipper Windpower was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 27 units of Liberty C89 turbines, each with 2.5MW nameplate capacity.

EDF Renewable Services is the O&M contractor for the wind power project, commencing from the year 2010.

About Electrica del Valle de Mexico

Electrica del Valle de Mexico is comprised of Energies Nouvelles (formerly Electricite de France and & SIIF), Mistui & Co. Ltd., APA, Grupo Walmart de Mexico. The company is into wind power development.


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