Minas de Huascachaca Wind Farm is a 49MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Loja, Ecuador. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2017 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by Electro Generadora del Austro Elecaustro. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project is expected to generate 133,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 90,000 households. The project is expected to offset 94,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $90m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2017. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Contractors involved

Dongfang Electric is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Dongfang Electric will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 14 turbines, each with 3.5MW nameplate capacity.

Dongfang Electric is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project.

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About Electro Generadora del Austro Elecaustro

Electro Generadora del Austro Elecaustro SA (ElecAustro) specializes in providing generating renewable and diversified electrical energy. ElecAustro is headquartered in Cuenca, Ecuador.


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