Gas Natural Fenosa has started construction of a wind farm in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, the company’s first facility of this type in Latin America, executives told Efe.
The wind farm, which will have 234 MW of installed generating capacity, is expected to be finished in 2014.
The wind power plant will be the third-largest of the wind farms being constructed across the region. Gas Natural Fenosa’s wind farm will likely cost about $300 million euros.
Mexico currently has 1,287 MW of installed generating capacity at its wind farms and 1,100 MW more coming online from wind farms that are still under construction.