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Nordex involvement in Uruguayan wind farm

German turbine manufacturer is to join up with Rafisa, an investment fund administrator, to build the $275m 140 MW Pampa wind farm at Tacuarembàƒ³ department in Uruguay.

Uruguayan-state power company UTE announced the deal, which also involves German development bank KfW and compatriot lenders Bayern LB and Euler-Hermes in the finance behind the project, which will be the biggest wind park in Uruguay.
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UTE will manage Pampa, which will have 82, 2.1 MW turbines and generate 578 GWh/year.

UTE president Gonzalo Casaravilla said, “In 2016, 90 per cent of electrical energy will come from renewable sources.”

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