Arauco II Wind Farm is a 298.15MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in La Rioja, Argentina. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in March 2020. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed by Parque Eolico Arauco SAPEM and Windar Renovables. The project is currently owned by Pampa Energia with a stake of 100%.

The electricitiy generated from the plant will offset 900,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in March 2020.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the Arauco II Wind Farm (Arauco II Wind Farm - Phase I) will be sold to Cammesa under a power purchase agreement. The power will be sold at the rate of $0.067kWh for a period of 20 years, starting from 2020. The capacity to be procured is 99.75MW.

The power generated from the Arauco II Wind Farm (Arauco II Wind Farm - Phase IIA) will be sold to Cammesa under a power purchase agreement. The power will be sold at the rate of $0.056kWh for a period of 20 years, starting from 2023. The capacity to be procured is 67.45MW.

The power generated from the Arauco II Wind Farm (Arauco II Wind Farm - Phase IIB) will be sold to Cammesa under a power purchase agreement. The power will be sold at the rate of $0.056kWh for a period of 20 years. The capacity to be procured is 27.55MWh.

The power generated from the Arauco II Wind Farm (Arauco II Wind Farm - Phase III) will be sold to Cammesa under a power purchase agreement at the rate of $0.046kWh. The offtake capacity is expected to be 100MW.

Contractors involved

Arauco II Wind Farm (Arauco II Wind Farm - Phase I) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy G114-2.625 MW turbines. The phase consists of 38 turbines with 2.625MW nameplate capacity.

Arauco II Wind Farm (Arauco II Wind Farm - Phase IIA) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy G132-3.465 MW turbines. The phase consists of 19 turbines with 3.55MW nameplate capacity.

Arauco II Wind Farm (Arauco II Wind Farm - Phase IIB) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy G132-3.465 MW turbines. The phase consists of 9 turbines with 3.55MW nameplate capacity.

Arauco II Wind Farm (Arauco II Wind Farm - Phase III) will be equipped with Goldwind Science & Technology turbines. The phase consists of 22 turbines, each with 4.5MW nameplate capacity.

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About Parque Eolico Arauco SAPEM

Parque Eolico Arauco SAPEM mostly involves holding corporate securities with the sole intent of controlling the operations of the companies whose shares they own. The company is headquartered in La Rioja, Argentina.

About Windar Renovables

Windar Renovables SL provides global solutions for the manufacture of wind towers and offshore foundations for wind turbines. The company is headquartered in Asturias, Principality of Asturias, Spain.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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