March 21 (Renewables Now) - Spanish company Naturgy Energy Group SA (BME:NTGY) announced on Wednesday that it has received and installed the first wind turbines for its 26-MW El Tesorillo wind farm.
The plant is being built in the municipality of Jimena de la Frontera, Cadiz province, at a total cost of about EUR 25 million (USD 28.6m). It is scheduled to become operational in the second half of this year.
To be comprised of 12 wind turbines in total, the facility is expected to generate around 84 GWh per year, enough to meet the annual demand of 24,000 homes.
Naturgy Energy has 55 MW of installed capacity in Andalusia. Overall, the company closed 2018 with 1,179 MW of installed renewable energy capacity in Spain, of which 1,012 MW comes from wind, 109 MW from mini hydropower plants (HPPs) and 58 MW from cogeneration and PV, the firm noted.
(EUR 1 = USD 1.14)