Villonaco is a 76.5MW 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 partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in May 2013. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by Corporacion Electrica del Ecuador and Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

The Tubular Steel structure to be installed at the Villonaco (Villonaco I), site are expected to be 65m high.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in May 2013.

Contractors involved

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the Villonaco (Villonaco I).

Villonaco (Villonaco I) will be equipped with Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology GW 1.5/70 turbines. The phase consists of 11 turbines with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

Villonaco (Villonaco II) will be equipped with Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology turbines.

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About Corporacion Electrica del Ecuador

Corporacion Electrica del Ecuador (CELEC E.P) carries out the generation, transmission, and commercialization of power. It is also sells, buys, exports and imports power from other energy generation companies. The company's major portfolio involves in hydroelectric, thermal and renewable energy projects. It generates electricity through hydraulics, thermal, wind and renewable energy sources. The company’s major hydroelectric projects are coca codo with 1500 MW and Quijos with 50 MW of power in Ecuador. It operates transmission stations in Pomasqui, Ambato, Mulalo, Santo Domingo, Chone, San Gregorio, Quininde, Cuenca, Loja, The Locks, Posorja and New Prosperina. CELEC E.P is headquartered in Cuenca, Ecuador

About Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co Ltd (Goldwind) is a provider of wind turbine technology and energy solutions. It develops, manufactures, and markets wind turbine generators and associated parts and constructs and operates wind power plants. The company also provides wind power services and wind farm development solutions. Through cooperation agreements with various domestic and international energy developers, Goldwind invests in wind farms and wind turbine technology, besides water treatment solutions and other green energy technological enterprises. It operates in Asia Pacific, Europe, Australia and the Americas. Goldwind is headquartered in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China.


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