EGP completes Brazil's 90MW Cristal

The Cristal plants use Siemens turbines

The Cristal plants use Siemens 2.3MW

Italian renewables giant Enel Green Power (EGP) has completed the final phase of its three-plant 90MW Cristal wind power complex in Morro do Chapéu, in the Brazilian state of Bahia, after a total investment of about €165m ($227m).

The newly-completed Cristal wind farm, which shares its name with the overall complex, is composed of 13, 2.3MW Siemens turbines.

EGP finished its first plant in Brazil – Primavera – in February, followed a month later by Cristal’s second stage, Sao Judas. All three wind farms have a capacity of 30MW. 

With the addition of the latest wind farm, EGP’s total installed capacity in the country now exceeds 260MW, including more than 90MW of hydropower.

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