Following EGP’s growth in North America over the last year, it has put the Cove Fort geothermal plant in Utah into service and begun work on the construction of the Origin wind farm in Oklahoma.
Enel Green Power has put the Cove Fort geothermal plant into service and is beginning work on the construction of the Origin wind farm, showing once again the level of its commitment to the development of renewable energy in North America.
The news comes after the extraordinary growth that has EGP achieved over the past year, with the 235 megawattChisholm View, the 199MWPrairie Rose and the 2.4MW Sheldon Springs plants being put into service, increasing its installed capacity by 35.7 percent and electricity production by 37.3 percent.
Cove Fort is a 25MW middle enthalpy geothermal binary cycle facility, which can generate up to 160 gigawatt-hours per year while avoiding the emission of around 115,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide. The Cove Fort plant is also supported by a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the energy produced by the facility, which was signed with the Salt River Project company. The construction of Cove Fort, which required an investment of $126 million, will expand EGP