Estinnes is an 81MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Hainaut, Belgium. 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 June 2011. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by WindVision Belgium and is currently owned by China General Nuclear Power with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 150,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 48,500 households, offsetting 69,500t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The project has 136m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in June 2011.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Axpo Benelux under a power purchase agreement from 2020. The contracted capacity is 81MW.

Contractors involved

Estinnes (Estinnes I) is equipped with Enercon E-126 / 7,580 kW turbines. The phase consists of 10 turbines with 7.5MW nameplate capacity.

Estinnes (Estinnes II) is equipped with Enercon E-126 turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 6MW nameplate capacity.

WindVision Belgium is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

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About WindVision Belgium

WindVision Belgium SA (WindVision Belgium) is a renewable energy supplier that develops wind energy projects. The company's service offerings include technical, financial services, site selection, feasibility study, procurement of planning permissions and construction and operation of wind farms. WindVision Belgium develops wind parks on various criteria of elevation, wind direction, accessibility to site, distance from grid connections and ruggedness of the terrain. The company’s projects include Estinnes, Boussu, Bievre, Mont des 4 Faux, Estaimpuis, Tetouan and Skouriotissa, among others. It has operations in Belgium, Morocco, France, Cyprus and Serbia. WindVision Belgium is headquartered in Charleroi, Belgium.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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