GES to build 244-MW wind farm in Mexico

Wind farm in Mexico. Author: Presidencia de la Rep├║blica Mexicana. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic

June 28 (Renewables Now) - Global Energy Services (GES), a Spanish construction company that serves the wind and solar sectors, said on Monday it will break ground on a 244-MW wind farm located in Mexico this September.

The wind farm, which will be built in the municipality of China, Nuevo Leon state, is expected to generate 850 GWh per year and offset 390,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions a year.

GES will be in charge of all the major construction works for the plant, including the 83 foundations and platforms, the 52 km of roads, supply and construction of the met masts and the medium voltage grid, it said.

Currently, the company is working on an addtional 200 MW in Mexico. Over the past 10 years, GES has gathered a wind portfolio of some 1.1 GW, the company noted.

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