Carape Mountain Wind Farm is a 95.325MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Maldonado, Uruguay. 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 September 2015. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Contrera Hermanos, Corporacion America and Grupo Empresarial San Jose. The project is currently owned by TerraForm Power.

The project generates 365,000MWh electricity thereby offsetting 248,111t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $221m.

The project has 84m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in September 2015.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Administracion Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Vestas Wind Systems 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 project consists of 31 units of V112-3.075 turbines, each with 3.075MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the Carape Mountain Wind Farm (Carape Mountain Wind Farm I). The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2015, for a period of 17 years.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the Carape Mountain Wind Farm (Carape Mountain Wind Farm II). The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2015, for a period of 17 years.

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About Corporacion America

Corporacion America SA (Corporacion America) is a holding company that operates in diversified business. The company operates through its divisions such as airports, energy, infrastructure, agro-industry, and technology. Its airport division offers operational and commercial administration of the airport, cargo, fueling, and other related services. Corporacion America's agro-industry division grows vines, cereals, and oilseeds; and energy division provides hydrocarbon exploration and production operations in Latin America. The company's infrastructure division constructs and develops airport works, road works, and public works, among others. Its technology division manufactures silicon products, smart cards, chips, and LED lighting, among others. Corporacion America is headquartered in Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

About Grupo Empresarial San Jose

Grupo Empresarial San Jose SA (Grupo Sanjose) is a construction company that offers designing and building construction services. The company's business activities include construction, real estate, energy and environment, concessions and services and other businesses. It also offers consultancy and project management services for the architecture, civil engineering, real estate management, technology and sustainable development. Grupo Sanjose's construction projects include building, civil works, and engineering and industrial construction. The company offers caters to industrial, energy and environmental sectors. It operates in France, Germany, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, the US, Uruguay, India, Nepal and the UAE. Grupo Sanjose is headquartered in Pontevedra, Spain.


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