Picoto is a 56.8MW 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 Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 56.8 56.8 Active Viana do Castelo, Portugal Ventominho – Energias Renovaveis S.A.


The project was developed by Ventominho – Energias Renovaveis and is currently owned by Finerge Gestao de Projectos Energeticos.

The project generates 134,500MWh electricity thereby offsetting 51,924.4t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The phase, Picoto (Picoto IA), has 64m high towers.

The phase, Picoto (Picoto IB), has 78m high towers.

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Development Status

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

Contractors Involved

Picoto (Picoto IA) is equipped with Enercon E-70 turbines. The phase consists of 14 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Picoto (Picoto IB) is equipped with Enercon E-82 E2 / 2,000 kW turbines. The phase consists of 5 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Picoto (Picoto II) is equipped with Enercon E-92 / 2,350 kW turbines. The phase consists of 8 turbines with 2.35MW nameplate capacity.


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