Naturgy breaks ground on 80 MW of wind, solar projects in Spain

Sep 28, 2022 03:11 PM ET
  • Spanish power as well as gas utility Naturgy Energy Group SA (BME: NTGY) announced on Tuesday it has actually released the building and construction of two wind as well as solar power projects at home with an incorporated capacity of 80 MW.
Naturgy breaks ground on 80 MW of wind, solar projects in Spain
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Both projects include the 50-MW Merengue II wind farm and the 30-MW Puerta del Jerte photovoltaic or pv (PV) park in the Extremadura area, western Spain.

The business is spending around EUR 57 million (USD 54.9 m) in both schemes.

Situated in the municipality of Plasencia, the renewable duo is expected to create greater than 189 GWh each year, sufficient to meet the annual demand of 54,500 homes.

Merengue II and also Puerta del Jerte are the firm's second wind farm as well as third solar park in Extremadura. Naturgy currently operates the 40-MW Merengue I wind farm, while the 22-MW Miraflores solar farm is in the screening phase as well as the 50-MW Las Jaras de Badajoz PV plant is incomplete.

The firm is currently creating 450 MW of solar projects in Extremadura-- the 300-MW Campo de Aranuelo scheme and the Los Naipes, Los Naipes II and the El Encinar I centers, each of 50 MW.

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