Arauco – IMPSA is a 102.4MW onshore wind power project. It is located in La Rioja, Argentina. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2010. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by IMPSA and Integracion Energetica Argentina. The project is currently owned by Integracion Energetica Argentina with a stake of 25%.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 150,000 households, offsetting 312,332t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the Arauco - IMPSA (Arauco - IMPSA 1), site are 85m high.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the Arauco - IMPSA (Arauco - IMPSA 2), site are 85m high.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the Arauco - IMPSA (Arauco - IMPSA 4 ), site are 85m high.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2010.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Cammesa under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

IMPSA was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Arauco - IMPSA (Arauco - IMPSA 1) is equipped with IMPSA IWP 83 turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 2.1MW nameplate capacity.

Arauco - IMPSA (Arauco - IMPSA 2) is equipped with IMPSA IWP 83 turbines. The phase consists of 11 turbines with 2.1MW nameplate capacity.

Arauco - IMPSA (Arauco - IMPSA 3) is equipped with IMPSA IWP 83 turbines. The phase consists of 12 turbines with 2.1MW nameplate capacity.

Arauco - IMPSA (Arauco - IMPSA 4 ) is equipped with IMPSA IWP 100 turbines. The phase consists of 26 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

IMPSA is the O&M contractor for the Arauco - IMPSA (Arauco - IMPSA 1). The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2009, for a period of 5 years.

IMPSA is the O&M contractor for the Arauco - IMPSA (Arauco - IMPSA 2). The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2010, for a period of 5 years.

IMPSA is the O&M contractor for the Arauco - IMPSA (Arauco - IMPSA 3). The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2012, for a period of 5 years.

The Arauco - IMPSA (Arauco - IMPSA 3), consists of Tubular Steel towers supplied by Metalurgica Calvino. These towers are around 85m high.

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About IMPSA

IMPSA SA (IMPSA) is a renewable energy services company. It provides comprehensive integrated solutions for power generation from renewable resources, equipment for process industry and environmental services. The company designs, manufactures, and sells turbines and other power related equipment. IMPSA provides port cranes and equipment services for hydro and wind power generation projects, oil, gas and nuclear industries; and technological services. It implements projects in automation and control systems, renewable energies, oil and gas works, telemetric systems, communications systems, and EPC works in wind farms and solar parks. The company has operations across the world. IMPSA is headquartered in Godoy Cruz, Mendoza, Argentina.

About Integracion Energetica Argentina

Integracion Energetica Argentina SA (IEASA), formerly Energia Argentina S.A., is a state-owned energy company that builds and operates natural gas pipelines. The company stores, transports, distributes, markets and industrializes the hydrocarbons and their derivatives. IEASA conducts design, construction, commissioning, operation, development and maintenance of thermal and hydro based power plants. The company also carries out generation, transportation, distribution and sale of electrical energy from both renewable and non-renewable sources. It also explores for oil and gas resources in Argentinian waters. IEASA is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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