Renovalia Energy begins construction of a wind farm in Mexico

The Spanish company Renovalia Energy began the construction of the wind energy plant Piedra Larga in Union Hidalgo, Oaxaca, in southern Mexico, which represents an investment of 300 million euros (about $ 405 million).

The wind farm will have 114 wind turbines and 228 megawatts of installed wind power, and will be the second largest wind farm in Mexico.

The contract for the Spanish company includes construction, engineering, supply, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of the 114 wind turbines.

The start of this wind project is done after a contract of collaboration between Renovalia Energy International, Desarrollos Eólicos Mexicanos and Gesa Mexico (subsidiary in Mexico of the Spanish Gamesa Wind).

Renovalia sell the electricity produced in this wind farm to 14 companies of Grupo Bimbo of Mexico, which is one of the largest baking companies in the world, for a period of 15 years.

Renovalia Energy has signed a supply agreement with Gamesa for a total of 114 wind turbines. The annual production of the 228 MW wind farm will replace 49,020 tonnes of oil equivalent (TOE) per year and prevent the emission into the atmosphere of a total of 342,000 tonnes of CO2 per year.