Marcona is a 32.1MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Ica, Peru. 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 April 2014. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Parque Eolico Marcona and is currently owned by Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios.

The project generates 150,000MWh of electricity. The project cost is $43.6m.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in April 2014.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Sistema Electrico Interconectado Nacional under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 32.1MW.

Contractors involved

Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Marcona (Marcona l) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SWT-3.15-108 turbines. The phase consists of 8 turbines with 3.15MW nameplate capacity.

Marcona (Marcona ll) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SWT-2.3-108 turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 7 years.

The wind power project consists of 80m high towers supplied by CS Wind.

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