Enel Green Power: new wind farm enters service in Italy

Enel Green Power has connected to the grid the new wind farm located in Bagaladi, in the province of Reggio Calabria.

The Bagaladi Motta Montebello wind farm is comprised of 33 wind turbines of 0.85 MW each, for a total installed capacity of 28 MW.

Once fully operational, the wind farm will be able to generate more than 50 million kWh each year.

With the addition of the Bagaladi Motta Montebello wind farm, EGP’s wind installed capacity in Italy is now over 700 MW.

EGP, the Enel Group company dedicated to the development and management of renewable energy sources in Italy and abroad, has a domestic total installed capacity of approximately 3,000 MW from a mix of different technologies.

Enel Green Power is the Enel Group company fully dedicated to the development and management of renewable energy sources at the international level, with operations in Europe and the Americas.

The company generated more than 25 billion kWh in 2012 from water, sun, wind and the Earth’s heat – enough to meet the energy needs of  around 10 million households and avoid the emission of over 18 million tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere.

Enel Green Power is a world leader in the sector thanks to its well-balanced generation mix, providing generation volumes well over the sector average. The Company has an installed capacity of around 8,000 MW from a mix of sources including wind, solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, and biomass. Currently, EGP has over 700 operational plants in 16 countries in Europe and the Americas.