Capital Energy to bring 40.5 MW of wind projects to northwest Spain

Las Tadeas wind farm, Spain. Image by Capital Energy (

September 10 (Renewables Now) - Spanish renewables developer and power retailer Capital Energy is proposing to install two wind farms with a combined capacity of 40.5 MW in Galicia, a region in northwest Spain.

The company said it would invest almost EUR 33 million (USD 39.1m) in the Vilartoxo and Barrosino projects.

Vilartoxo will have an installed capacity of 27 MW via six units of 4.5-MW wind turbines. The project will be realised at an investment of EUR 21.5 million.

The Barrosino wind farm will feature three pieces of 4.5 MW turbines for a total of 13.5 MW of installed capacity. The project will cost close to EUR 11.2 million.

At present, the projects are moving through the permitting process. Capital Energy said its request for consent and the environmental impact statements are open to public consultation.

Capital Energy says it has a massive portfolio of wind and solar projects -- some 35 GW -- under development in the Iberian Peninsula.Of that whole lot only one wind farm has been commissioned so far and its the 39-MW Las Tadeas in Spain.

(EUR 1.0 = USD 1.184)

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