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January 5, 2022

Palomas Wind Farm, Uruguay

By Carmen

Palomas Wind Farm is a 70MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Salto, Uruguay. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 70 70 Active Salto, Uruguay Abengoa; Invenergy Renewables

Description

The project was developed by Abengoa and Invenergy Renewables. The project is currently owned by Invenergy Renewables.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 100,000 households, offsetting 140,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $175m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in February 2017.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Administracion Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years from 2017. The contracted capacity is 70MW.

Contractors Involved

Abengoa 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 project consists of 35 units of V110-2.0 MW turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Abengoa and Vestas Wind Systems were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

About Abengoa

Abengoa SA (Abengoa) is an applied engineering and equipment manufacturer. It employs novel technological solutions for sustainability in infrastructures, energy, and water sectors. The company provides integrated project solutions. Abengoa’s solutions include engineering, and operation and maintenance services for conventional and renewable energy, infrastructure, and water desalination projects. It is also involved in concession type infrastructures and generates revenue from, long term sales agreements, such as take-or-pay contracts or power purchase agreements. The company serves customers in telecommunications, energy, environmental, industrial, transport, water utilities, and services sectors across North America, South America, Europe and other regions. Abengoa is headquartered in Seville, Spain.

About Invenergy Renewables

Invenergy Renewables LLC is engaged in wind energy development projects in United States, Canada and Europe. The company focuses on the development and long-term ownership and operation of utility scale wind projects, which ranges from 25 to 500 MW. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Invenergy LLC.

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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