Enel to invest $700 million in new wind farms in Mexico
Mexico (Notimex) – Italian energy firm Enel Will invest $700 million to build four wind farms in Mexico with a total capacity of 593 Megawatts.
The move “will contribute significantly to meet the country’s demand for electricity from renewable sources,” said Antonio Cammisecra, head of Enel’s Global Renewable Energy division.
The plants are expected to begin operating in the first half of 2020. When in full operation, the plants are will prevent the annual emission of some 960,000 tons of carbon dioxide.
The plants will be built in the northern states of Coahuila and Nuevo León.
Enel is the largest renewable energy operator in Mexico in terms of installed capacity and project portfolio, with a combined installed capacity of 728 Mw, of which 675 are produced by wind power and 53 from hydroelectric projects.
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