RWE Innogy increases interest in Spanish wind energy

RWE Innogy Aersa, a unit of German renewable energy firm RWE Innogy, has acquired an additional 47.5% interest in Spanish wind farm operator Explotaciones Eólicas de Aldehuelas.

With this acquisition, RWE Innogy has increased its overall share in Explotaciones to 95% and its Spanish wind power portfolio to 447MW installed capacity. Explotaciones owns and operates a 47.2MW wind farm in the Spanish region of Castile-Léon near the city of Soria.

The Aldehuelas wind farm, which includes 59 wind turbines of Gamesa, was commissioned in 2005. Spain aims to have onshore wind power projects with a total capacity of 35,000MW in operation by 2020.