Palo Alto Wind Farm 3 is a 129MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Jalisco, Mexico. 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. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2016. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Enel Green Power Mexico S de RL de CV and Sowitec Group. Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, CKD Infraestructura Mexico and Enel Green Power Mexico S de RL de CV are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40.8%, 39.2% and 20% respectively.

The project generates 350GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 270,000 households, offsetting 163,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The project has 87.5m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2016.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to General Motors under a power purchase agreement from 2016. The contracted capacity is 34MW.

Contractors involved

Enel Green Power Mexico S de RL de CV was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 43 units of AW125/3000 turbines, each with 3MW nameplate capacity.

Enel Green Power Mexico S de RL de CV is the O&M contractor for the wind power project, commencing from the year 2016.

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About Enel Green Power Mexico S de RL de CV

Impulsora Nacional de electricidad S. de R.L. de C.V., is a Mexican based hydropower generation company. Presently, it ownes and operates 30 MW El Gallo hydropower project, located in Toluca City, Mexico.

About Sowitec Group

Sowitec Group Gmbh (Sowitec) is a renewable energy company that develops wind power projects. The company offers services such as planning, designing, realization, commercial management, energy yields, wind farm profitability calculations, technical management, and carbon emission trading of wind energy projects. It provides wind measurements, project construction management, wind surveying, engineering, operational management, trading, carbon market solutions, registration of CDM projects and wind power trading services, and individual advice and consultancy services. Sowitec develops and operates wind farms in Germany, Mexico, France, Chile, the UK, Belgium, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Peru, Russia, Thailand, and Uraguay. Sowitec is headquartered in Sonnenbuhl, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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