Honduras: 102MW Wind Farm Contract Awarded

A consortium formed by Gamesa and Iberdrola has been awarded the Cerro de Hula wind farm construction project.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Gamesa makes up 76% of the consortium and Iberdrola Engineering and Construction the remaining 24%. The project is for Mesoamérica Energy, a renewable energy company, via its local Honduran subsidiary, Energía Eólica.

The project already has a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the country's national electricity supplier (ENEE) and is financed by funds from US Export-Import Bank and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI). The Cerro de Hula windfarm construction is a turn-key contract, expected to be completed within 18 months. It will feature 51 Gamesa G87-2 MW wind turbines.

The contract includes interconnection to the power grid, site access, civil works, transport as well as the wind turbines and two years' maintenance.



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Cerro de Hula Wind Project Construction Begins

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With a $ 250 million investment the wind farm equipped with 51 auto generators will produce 100MW.

The Project is a consortium made up by Gamesa and Iberdrola Engineering and Construction.

"The sustainability of this project comes from the energy purchase contract (PPA), which is for a period of twenty years with the National Electricity Company (ENEE)." Reports Elheraldo.hn.

Cerro de Hula Wind Power Project Starts Construction

January 2011

President Porfirio Lobo authorized commencement of work at the 'Cerro de Hula Wind Project', which will generate 102 megawatts.

The works will last for a year and are conducted by the Consortium Iberdrola / Gamesa, subsidiary of Ibedrola-Spain.

"The park will consist of 51 Gamesa G87 wind turbines, of two megawatts each, mounted on 80 meter towers with three 40 meter blades." reported Latribuna.hn.

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July 2014

The Spanish company Iberdrola has announced an $84 million agreement with Terra Group for the development of the turnkey construction project in San Marcos de Colon.

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Globeleq announced the wind power plant in Honduras reached financial agreements and will begin construction.

The majority-owned subsidiary of Globeleq, Mesoamerica SA Renewable Energy (Known as Mesoamerica Energy), leader in development of wind projects in Central America, has been developing the 102 MW wind power project through its own local entity Wind Energy Honduras SA (EEHSA).

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