Alba Rivas is a 39.6MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Rivas, Nicaragua. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2013. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by juwi Energias Eolicas and is currently owned by ALBA de Nicaragua.

The project generates 121.4GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 30,000 households, offsetting 36,400t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $87m.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2013.

Contractors involved

juwi Energias Eolicas was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 22 units of V100-1.8 MW turbines, each with 1.8MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 5 years.

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About juwi Energias Eolicas

juwi Energias Eolicas, Ltda. (jEE) is a wind energy project developer. It represents juwi Group in Central America. Established in 2006, the company’s wind energy services include consulting, planning, developing, funding, constructing, and managing wind parks. jEE is headquartered in San Jose, Costa Rica. Following the receipt of approval from BOT, jEE begun the development of the Guanacaste wind park in 2006. In April 2010, the company officially opened Central America’s largest wind power project, the Guanacaste wind park, installed with 55 turbines with a total power generation capacity of 49.5 MW. The project was supplied with Model E-44 wind turbines (of 900 kW each) from Enercon. In August 2010, juwi and its partners signed a contract for developing a second project, the Central Valley wind park, in Costa Rica. The project is under construction at Santa Ana near San Jose at an altitude of 1,800m. The wind park will be installed with 17 wind turbines having a total power generation capacity of 15.3 MW. The key partners of the company include Advanced Tower Systems, Enercon, GE Energy, Fuhrlander, Nordex, Vestas, and Windhunter.


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