Barao De Sao Joao is a 50MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Faro, Portugal. 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 August 2009. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by E.ON and is currently owned by Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund with a stake of 90%.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 60,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $99.1m.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in August 2009.

Contractors involved

Senvion was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 25 units of MM92 turbines.

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About E.ON

E.ON SE (E.ON) is an energy utility. It produces and distributes electricity, gas and heat, and provides other energy-related products and services. The company produces electricity from onshore and offshore wind farms, solar PV, and energy storage sources; and purchases energy from other companies. E.ON also operates power and gas networks, and carries out maintenance and repairs, and expansion of these networks; and plans, builds, operates and manages renewable generation assets. It serves residential, large commercial and industrial, small and medium-sized enterprises, and public entities in North America, Europe and other regions. E.ON is headquartered in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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