Tres Mesas is a 148.5MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Tamaulipas, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 148.5 148.5 Active Tamaulipas, Mexico Abengoa; Frontera Renovable S de RL de CV


The project was developed by Abengoa and Frontera Renovable S de RL de CV. The project is co-owned by GBM Infraestructura and The Goldman Sachs Group, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

The project generates 520,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 70,951 households, offsetting 237,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the Tres Mesas (Tres Mesas Phase I), site are 91.5m high.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the Tres Mesas (Tres Mesas Phase II), site are 91.5m high.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in May 2017.

Power Purchase Agreement

Alfa SAB de CV and Walmart de Mexico y Centroamerica are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Abengoa and Vestas Wind Systems were selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 45 units of V117-3.3 MW – IEC IIA turbines, each with 3.3MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 10 years.

About Abengoa

Abengoa SA (Abengoa) is an applied engineering and equipment manufacturer. It employs novel technological solutions for sustainability in infrastructures, energy, and water sectors. The company provides integrated project solutions. Abengoa’s solutions include engineering, and operation and maintenance services for conventional and renewable energy, infrastructure, and water desalination projects. It is also involved in concession type infrastructures and generates revenue from, long term sales agreements, such as take-or-pay contracts or power purchase agreements. The company serves customers in telecommunications, energy, environmental, industrial, transport, water utilities, and services sectors across North America, South America, Europe and other regions. Abengoa is headquartered in Seville, Spain.


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