Buendia Grupo is a 55.29MW hydro power project. It is located on Guadiela river/basin in Castile-La Mancha, Spain. 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 1955. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Enel Union Fenosa Renovables and is currently owned by Naturgy Energy Group with a stake of 100%.
Buendia Grupo is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,638 million cubic meter.
The project got commissioned in 1955.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Union Fenosa Distribucion under a power purchase agreement.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 18.43MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 19 MVA.
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About Enel Union Fenosa Renovables
Enel Union Fenosa Renovables, S.A. (EUFER) is engaged in the production and sale of electricity through wind, solar, biomass combustion, cogeneration, and hydro technologies. The company operates in Spain in the states of Galicia, Andalusia, Extremadura and Castilla y Leon. In 2008, about 74% of the power production of the company was done through alternative energy sources, while 12% came from mini hydro projects, and 14% was produced from thermal sources. In all, the company has 1,200 MW of total power installed through wind farms, co-generation plants and small hydro projects. The company is jointly owned by Enel SpA and Union Fenosa, S.A. The company is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.