Nicaragua Starts Generating Wind Power

The wind farm Amayo, located 128 kilometers to the south of the capital, began operations.

Thursday, February 19, 2009 publishes in its website: "The first four megawatts, from 40 based on the wind, generated by Amayo are now injected into the main center of national electric generation, reported the state company, National Business of Electric Transmission (Enatrel), through a press release."

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Funding for Wind Project Confirmed in Nicaragua

November 2010

AEI Centrans Energy Services, Inc. and Wind Energy of Nicaragua SA, announced funding for Phase II of the Amayo park.

The $ 45 million facilities feature a 15-year loan provided by the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI).

'Amayo' Wind Farm Would Increase Capacity

August 2009

Nicaragua granted "Consorcio Eólico Amayo" authorization to conduct feasibility studies for expanding the wind farm located in the country's south.

In the second phase 11 wind turbines would be installed, each one capable of 2.1 MW, for a combined total of 23.1 MW.

"Amayo wind farm currently generates 40 MW of energy, by means of 19 wind turbines.

Aeolian energy plant comes online in Nicaragua

December 2008

The first 40 megawatts wind energy plant, built at a cost of $95 million, will begin operations on January 4.

Amayo manager, Sean Porter, said that 18 of the 19 wind powered generators (100 meters high) at the wind farm are fully installed in the Department of Rivas, 128 kilometers to the south of Managua.

First wind farm in Nicaragua

September 2008

Nicaraguan, Guatemalan, and American businessmen will put the first wind energy project into action in the southern Nicaragua next November.

The Amayo Aeolian Park is located 128 kilometers south of the capital in a area of the province of Rivas, which is known for its intense and constant winds throughout most of the year.

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