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Atlantica Yield’s $120 Million Acquisition of a Wind Farm in Uruguay

Enel Green Power S.p.A. (“EGP”) closed the sale to power company Atlantica Yield of its fully-owned subsidiary Enel Green Power Uruguay S.A. (“EGP Uruguay”), which owns through its project company Estrellada S.A. the 50 MW Melowind wind farm located in Cerro Largo, around 320 km away from Montevideo. EGP has sold its subsidiary in Uruguay … Continue reading Atlantica Yield’s $120 Million Acquisition of a Wind Farm in Uruguay

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Enel Green Power steps out of Uruguay through sale of 50 MW wind farm

Enel Green Power S.p.A. (“EGP”) closed the sale to power company Atlantica Yield of its fully-owned subsidiary Enel Green Power Uruguay S.A. (“EGP Uruguay”), which owns through its project company Estrellada S.A. the 50 MW Melowind wind farm located in Cerro Largo, around 320 km away from Montevideo. EGP has sold its subsidiary in Uruguay … Continue reading Enel Green Power steps out of Uruguay through sale of 50 MW wind farm

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Saeta Yield completes the acquisition of the Carapé I and II wind farms in Uruguay

José Luis Martínez Dalmau, Saeta Yield’s Chairman and CEO, signed the acquisition of 100 per cent of Carapé I & II, two wind farms in operation in Uruguay, for a total outlay of approximately $ 65 m. This is Saeta Yield’s first international operation, which diversifies its portfolio and represents a 12% increase of its … Continue reading Saeta Yield completes the acquisition of the Carapé I and II wind farms in Uruguay

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Abengoa starts commissioning tests of the Campo Palomas wind farm in Uruguay

On February 21, wind turbine number 19 of this wind farm was connected to the grid and started generating electricity. The company is also involved in the Artilleros and Colonia Arias wind farms, which are both located in the south of Uruguay.  Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability … Continue reading Abengoa starts commissioning tests of the Campo Palomas wind farm in Uruguay

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Wind power in Uruguay: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm

Gamesa will install 35 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at the Colonia Arias wind farm and maintain them for 15 years. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has received an order from Rafisa, trustee of the Financiero Arias Trust, backed and managed by Uruguay’s state utility, UTE, for the turnkey construction of a … Continue reading Wind power in Uruguay: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy in Uruguay: Vestas receives 53 MW order

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for a 53 MW wind power project to be located in Villa Pastora, in the southwestern province of Flores, Uruguay. The order for 16 V126-3.3 MW wind turbines was placed by TaxWay S.A., the Uruguayan subsidiary of the Spain-based Cobra group, a leading company specialising in developing … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: Vestas receives 53 MW order

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Wind energy in Uruguay: The 50 MW Melowind wind farm is able to generate over 200 GWh of wind power

Enel Green Power (EGP) has completed and connected to the grid Melowind wind farm, its first ever power plant in Uruguay. The 50 MW facility is located in the Cerro Largo area, about 320 kilometres from capital city Montevideo. “We are very pleased to announce that we have begun generating kilowatt-hours in Uruguay”, said Enel … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: The 50 MW Melowind wind farm is able to generate over 200 GWh of wind power

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Wind power in Uruguay: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order to supply the 70 MW Palomas wind power plant in the northwestern department of Salto, Uruguay.  Teyma Uruguay S.A., the Uruguayan subsidiary of Spain-based Abengoa, has placed the order, which will be Vestas’ first project together with Abengoa.   The project comprises a 10-year Active Output Management … Continue reading Wind power in Uruguay: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy in Uruguay: Enel Green Power links 50 MW wind farm

Enel Green Power’s 50MW Melowind wind farm has gotten grid connected in Cerro Largo, Uruguay. The company holds a 20-year power purchase agreement with Uruguay’s state-owned utility UTE.   EGP has agreed an initial price of $64 per MWh generated for UTE’s energy offtake, which UTE said was about half the cost of traditional energy. … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: Enel Green Power links 50 MW wind farm

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Wind energy in Uruguay: Vestas receives 50 MW wind farm order

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order of 15 wind turbines V117-3.3 MW for the Florida II wind power project in Uruguay’s department of Florida. The order is placed by Glymont S.A., a project company jointly owned by Akuo Energy and Eurus Energy America, and comprises 15 V117-3.3 MW turbines, which are well-suited for … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: Vestas receives 50 MW wind farm order

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Wind energy in Uruguay: Florida II wind farm with 15 Vestas wind turbines receives financing

Uruguay’s wind farm project Florida II has received project financing for US$78.5mn. KfW Ipex-Bank is providing all of the project’s construction and long-term financing facilities. The long-term loan is partly covered by a guarantee from Denmark’s export credit agency Eksport Kredit Fonden (EKF).   French renewable energy project producer Akuo Energy and Eurus Energy America, … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: Florida II wind farm with 15 Vestas wind turbines receives financing

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Wind power in Uruguay: Gamesa wind turbines for a 70-MW wind farm

Gamesa will install 35 of its G114-2.0 MW wind turbines at the Valentines wind farm and maintain them for 15 years. Gamesa has received another order from Areaflin, a corporate enterprise currently owned by Uruguay’s state utility, UTE, for the turnkey construction of a 70-MW wind farm in Uruguay. Under the scope of the agreement, … Continue reading Wind power in Uruguay: Gamesa wind turbines for a 70-MW wind farm

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Renewable NRG systems closes LiDAR deal with VENTUS INGENIERÍA

Renewable NRG Systems (RNRG), a designer and manufacturer of decision support tools for the global renewable energy industry, has announced today the sale of its WINDCUBE® v2 LiDAR to VENTUS, a leading Uruguayan wind energy engineering consultancy firm. VENTUS will use the LiDAR for its wind resource assessment campaigns, power curve verification, and wind farm … Continue reading Renewable NRG systems closes LiDAR deal with VENTUS INGENIERÍA

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Wind energy in Uruguay: IDB approved loans to support two wind power projects

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved loans to support two wind energy projects in the South American country.   The Colonia Arias and the Valentines wind farms will each receive $72 million from IDB and the projects will have a generation capacity of 70 MW each. The two projects will also receive $36 million … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: IDB approved loans to support two wind power projects

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Uruguay, the Quiet Green Revolution

Due to its lack of important fossil fuel fields, this Latin American country has been ‘forced’ to choose green sources, which account for 60% of its domestic electricity generation, so this has become one of the most interesting country in the continent, with Enel Green Power also building its first wind farm at Melowind, in … Continue reading Uruguay, the Quiet Green Revolution

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SunEdison strikes renewable energy portfolio

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today announced the signature of definitive agreements to acquire five portfolios of renewable energy projects and two corporate platforms, LAP Holding, BV in Latin America and two subsidiaries of Honiton Energy Holding, Ltd., in China, as well as the closing of equity investments and … Continue reading SunEdison strikes renewable energy portfolio

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Wind power in Uruguay: Gamesa wind turbines for wind farm Maldonado II

Gamesa lands a contract to supply 50 MW of wind energy in Uruguay and maintain the wind turbines for five years. The company will install 25 of its G114-2.0 MW wind turbines at the Maldonado II wind farm, located in south-eastern Uruguay. Gamesa has signed a new contract with the Spanish developer Smartener for the … Continue reading Wind power in Uruguay: Gamesa wind turbines for wind farm Maldonado II

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Wind energy in Uruguay: Construction begins on US$117.5 million Kiyú wind farm with Vestas wind turbines

Construction has begun on the US$117.5 million Kiyú wind farm, located in the San José district of Uruguay. Mott MacDonald is monitoring construction of the wind power plant, which is being developed by Spanish company Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios, on behalf of Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank. The 49MW Kiyú wind farm will comprise … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: Construction begins on US$117.5 million Kiyú wind farm with Vestas wind turbines

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Wind energy in Uruguay: Nordex to build largest wind farm with 59 N117/2400 wind turbines

Nordex SE expands its business in South America and reinforces its business relations with the Uruguayan state power company UTE (Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas), which has placed a contract for the installation of the “Pampa” wind farm. UTE’s project comprises 59 N117/2400 wind turbines, which Nordex will be installing on a turnkey basis. Following construction … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: Nordex to build largest wind farm with 59 N117/2400 wind turbines

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Wind power in Uruguay: Funding for UTE’s biggest wind farm with Nordex wind turbines

Uruguay’s biggest wind farm, to be located in the north-central province of Tacuarembo, will be built at a total investment cost of $321 million, 70 percent of which will come from German bank loans and the rest from a newly created trust.   The Pampa Wind Farm is to be built in 16 months and … Continue reading Wind power in Uruguay: Funding for UTE’s biggest wind farm with Nordex wind turbines

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