Argentina swtiches on 37-MW wind park

Renewables Now | April 09, 2019

Argentina's Secretariat of Energy of the Nation announced on Monday that a 36.75-MW wind park has come online in La Pampa province. With a total investment of USD 58.8 million (EUR 52.2m), the La Banderita Wind Park, as it is named, is estimated to generate enough power to meet the consumption of more than 40,000 homes, the secretariat stated in its press release. The wind park consists of 11 V136-3.6 MW turbines with a 3.6-MW individual capacity supplied by Danish firm Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS). According to previous governmental announcements, the project was secured by local firm Facundo Fravega in Argentina's RenovAr 1.5 renewable energy auction. With the park's commercial operation, the country has a total of 1,024.3 MW of installed clean energy capacity. Together, these facilities are capable of supplying green power to over 840,000 homes and represent an investment of more than USD 1.5 billion, the government noted.

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