Peralta is an 117.5MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Tacuarembo, Uruguay. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2014.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||117.5||117.5||–||Active||Tacuarembo, Uruguay||Abengoa; Enercon; Seg Ingenieria; Teyma Uruguay|
The project was developed by Abengoa, Enercon, Seg Ingenieria and Teyma Uruguay. The project is currently owned by DIF Management with a stake of 100%.
The project generates 300GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 150,000 households, offsetting 140,289t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $270m.
The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in April 2014.
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. The contracted capacity is 100MW.
Abengoa and Teyma Uruguay were selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.
Enercon was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 50 units of E-92 / 2,350 kW turbines, each with 2.35MW nameplate capacity.
Enercon is the O&M contractor for the Peralta (Peralta Phase II) for a period of 15 years.
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.
Enercon GmbH (Enercon) is a renewable energy equipment company that manufactures and supplies wind energy converters (WEC). It produces components of the WECs including annular generators, inverters, cast components, rotor blades, towers and machine houses. Enercon provides electrical and mechanical maintenance, project development, charging service, energy storage systems, and other services. It also offers logistics services including transportation of production material and system components to the construction site. The company has presence across the world, including Austria, Norway, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Scotland, Estonia, and Portugal, among others. Enercon is headquartered in Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.
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