Melfi 1- NORD is a 46.2MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Basilicata, Italy. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 46.2 46.2 Active Basilicata, Italy BayWa


The project was developed by BayWa.

The project generates 125,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 39,000 households. The project cost is $84.631m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.

Contractors Involved

BayWa was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 14 turbines, each with 3.3MW nameplate capacity.

About BayWa

BayWa AG (BayWa) specializes in the wholesale and retail trade of industrial and agricultural goods. The company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is involved in the trading of agricultural products, providing building materials solutions and trading of various fuels. BayWa’s agricultural products include grains, fruits, fertilizers, feedstuff, crop protection products and seeds. The company also offers construction materials and building components. BayWa offers mineral oils, lubricants and biodiesel and operates a network of fuel stations in Germany. The company markets products under various brand names including Fendt, Massey Ferguson, Valtra and Challenger, Lemken, Krone, Merlo, Joskin and. It has operational presence in Germany, Austria, and other Eastern European countries. BayWa is headquartered in Munich, Germany.


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