Argentina signs 141 MW of RenovAr round 2 contracts

Source: Grenergy Renovables

July 27 (Renewables Now) - Argentina has signed eight contracts with winners of the RenovAr 2 renewable energy auction for a combined capacity of a little over 141 MW.

The contracts, concerning one wind, one solar, three biomass and three biogas projects, were signed with the Argentine government, the Undersecretariat for Renewable Energy at the Ministry of Energy and Mines announced on Thursday.

More details on the schemes are available in the table below.

Name Fuel Capacity Owner Location
PE La Genoveva Wind 86.6 MW Vientos La Genoveva SAU Bahia Blanca
Proyecto PS Arroyo del Cabral Solar 40 MW Parque Solar Epec Arroyo Cabral SAU Pichanas
CT Arrebeef Enegia Biogas 1.5 MW Arrebeef Enegia SA Perez Millán
CT Pollos San Mateo 2.4 MW Helios Energia Limpia SA Ensanche Colonia Caroya
CT Cleanergy Gigena I 1 MW 3C Biogas SA Alcira Gigena
CT Rojas Biomass 7 MW Biomsa Rojas SA Rojas
CT Generacion Las Junturas 0.5 MW Emibo Las Junturas SA Las Junturas
CT Cogeneracion Ingenio Leales 2 MW Bioeletrica Leales SA Leales

Of the total 88 winning projects, 42 have now signed contracts. In its three tenders, Argentina awarded 147 green energy projects to be installed in 21 provinces with 4,466.5 MW of combined capacity, the Undersecretariat noted.

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