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November 16, 2021

Villanueva 1 Solar PV Park, Mexico

By Carmen

Villanueva 1 Solar PV Park is a 427MW solar PV power project. It is located in Coahuila, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 427 427 Active Coahuila, Mexico Enel Green Power Mexico S de RL de CV

Description

The project was developed by Enel Green Power Mexico S de RL de CV. 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.

Villanueva 1 Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 1,534.347 hectares.

The project generates 973GWh electricity thereby offsetting 441,700t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $932.995m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in December 2017.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Comision Federal de Electricidad under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years. The contracted capacity is 427MW.

Contractors Involved

Enel Green Power Mexico S de RL de CV was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

JinkoSolar Holding was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 1,334,640 modules each with 320W of nameplate capacity.

FIMER supplied its R11015 TL inverters to the project site.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by NEXTracker.

Solarig Global Service is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

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.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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