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October 5, 2021updated 20 Oct 2021 11:58am

Picos, Portugal

By Carmen

Picos is a 52MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Viana do Castelo, Portugal. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2008.

Project TypeTotal Capacity (MW)Active Capacity (MW)Pipeline Capacity (MW)Project StatusProject LocationProject DeveloperOnshore5252-ActiveViana do Castelo, PortugalEDF EN Portugal; Empreendimentos Eolicos do Vale do Minho, S.A.


The project was developed by EDF EN Portugal and Empreendimentos Eolicos do Vale do Minho. The project is currently owned by Finerge Gestao de Projectos Energeticos.

The project generates 129.4GWh electricity thereby offsetting 49,934.2t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The phase, Picos (Picos_Phase I), has 64m high towers.

The phase, Picos (Picos_Phase II), has 78m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2008.

Contractors Involved

Picos (Picos_Phase I) is equipped with Enercon E-70 turbines. The phase consists of 11 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Picos (Picos_Phase II) is equipped with Enercon E-82 E2 / 2,000 kW turbines. The phase consists of 15 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.


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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