Greenalia to get 22.5-MW Spanish wind farm online this June
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Spanish forestry and energy group Greenalia SA (BME:GRN) has announced it will commission its 22.5-MW Ourol wind farm project this June so that the plant can start producing first MWh with the start of the summer.
The company said Wednesday it is currently assembling wind turbines at a site in Lugo, a province in the Spanish region of Galicia. The wind farm will be equipped with five turbines of 4.5 MW each.
Greenalia has invested EUR 26 million (USD 28.1m) in the project. Ourol will be the company’s second wind farm in service after its 24-MW Minon project went online in December 2019.
Minon and Ourol are part of the first phase of Greenalia’s big Eolo portfolio, which contains a total of nine wind projects -- all planned for installation in Galicia.
Next up in Eolo's first phase are the Alto de Croa, Alto de Croa II and Monte Tourado projects, currently in the advanced stage of the permitting process. The five Eolo I wind farms will add up to 74.2 MW of capacity once in operation, Greenalia said.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic started, Greenalia expected to have the four Eolo II wind farms up and running before the end of 2020, according to an earlier announcement.
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