Enel Green Power smashes renewable capacity records in 2019

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Enel Green Power hit a new record in 2019 by building around 3,029 MW of new renewable capacity globally, around 190 MW more than it did in 2018.

This new capacity is set to generate around 9.3 TWh in a year of full operation, contributing to Enel Group’s goal of generating around 57 per cent its production from renewables by 2022.

The company said in a statement that its record-breaking year was partly due to the support of digital tools for design and site supervision including the testing of robots for automatised installation of PV panels and cables, plus the use of drones and state-of-the-art solar tracking systems.

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The new renewable capacity built by EGP in 2019 includes around 47 facilities, mainly wind (1813 MW) and solar (1193 MW) and were primarily distributed in Spain, Mexico, US, and South Africa.

Antonio Cammisecra, chief executive of Enel Green Power said that this achievement sets a new benchmark for the whole sector.

He added that it aligns with the firm’s 2020-2022 Strategic Plan, which foresees adding 14.1 GW of renewable capacity in the period to reach around 60 GW by 2022.

Originally published on esi-africa.com

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