Picos is a 52MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Viana do Castelo, Portugal. 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 2008. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by EDF EN Portugal and Empreendimentos Eolicos do Vale do Minho. The project is currently owned by Finerge Gestao de Projectos Energeticos.

The project generates 129.4GWh electricity thereby offsetting 49,934.2t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The Picos (Picos_Phase I), has 64m high towers.

The Picos (Picos_Phase II), has 78m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2008.

Contractors involved

Picos (Picos_Phase I) is equipped with Enercon E-70 turbines. The phase consists of 11 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Picos (Picos_Phase II) is equipped with Enercon E-82 E2 / 2,000 kW turbines. The phase consists of 15 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

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