Endesa Starts Construction on New Wind Farm

September 03, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Endesa (Spain), through its subsidiary Endesa Cogeneracion y Renovables (ECYR), is starting the construction of the Fonsagrada-Punago wind farm, which will be able to supply green energy to half of the residents of the province of Lugo, 178,000 people.

The total installed capacity will reach 75.9MW, through 115 aerogenerators. Total net production will be 207.5GWh/year. Total investment will be Euro 65 million. The first tests are expected to take place at the end of the present year. The wind farm will allow Endesa to reduce emissions by 275,000 tons of CO², annually.