EGP builds first Brazil wind farm

Enel Green Power (EGP) has completed the construction of Primavera, its first wind project in Brazil.

The first of three stages is to be completed at the Cristal wind power complex, located in Morro do Chapéu in Bahia state.

The first stage comprises of 13 2.3 MW Siemens turbines and will have a total capacity of 30 MW.

Once completed, the $226m Cristal project will have a total capacity of 90 MW.

EGP, which is building the wind farms through its subsidiary Enel Brasil Participacoes, won the contracts for the plants in the September 2010 wind-power tender. It has also been recently awarded a contract for 11 MW of solar power in Brazil.

In addition to the Cristal complex, the company is also building the Curva and Serra Azul wind farms in the state of Bahia.

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