Nicaragua 44MW wind farm online

The wind farm uses Gamesa turbines

The wind farm uses Gamesa turbines

Globeleq has commissioned its 44MW Eolo wind farm in Nicaragua, building on its position as one of the world’s most important emerging-markets renewables developers.

Globeleq – owned by the London-based private-equity firm Actis – bought the project developer Eolo de Nicaragua last spring, with the first power fed into the grid in November.

All 22 Gamesa G90 turbines are now fully energised, and expected to generate 178GWh of electricity each year – equivalent to 7% of Nicaragua’s annual consumption.

Gamesa – which built the wind farm on the shores of Lake Nicaragua, some 120km south of the capital Managua – will stay on to handle operations and maintenance. 

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