Third Wind Farm Built in Nicaragua

Work has begun on a new park in the Isthmus of Rivas, a $160 million project which will generate 44 MW.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

The project belongs to the company Eolo of Nicaragua, who have invested $160,536,670 according to records at the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARENA).

The construction is being managed by the Spanish company Gamesa. Allan Moreno, construction manager for the company, said that they plan to perform the first tests of the wind farm in November and then deliver the finished works to Eolo de Nicaragua, reported Elnuevodiario.com.ni.

Moreno explained that "the wind farm will consist of the installation of 22 wind towers with their respective turbines, and each will have a production capacity of 2 MW, so that in total energy production from wind power will be 44 MW."

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