Dec 21, 2011 - Spanish energy group Elecnor, through its subsidiary Enerfin do Brasil, will build four wind parks in Brazil, seen to require investments of BRL 402 million (USD 217.7m/EUR 165.4m).
According to a filing of Elecnor with the Spanish stock market regulator CNMV from today, the projects were awarded to Enerfin at an auction held by Brazil's government.
The plants will have a combined capacity of 94 MW and will be located in the southern Rio Grande do Sul state. Construction is scheduled for 2013 and 2014.
Elecnor's power generation capacity in Brazil currently stands at 180 MW in operation and 148 MW under construction.
Yesterday the group announced it will build two power lines in Brazil in partnership with state-owned power utility Compania Paranaense de Energia (Copel). The projects are estimated at BRL 452 million.
(BRL 1 = USD 0.542/EUR 0.411)