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Enel Green Power commissions 269MW Mexican wind farm

Enel’s 269MW Dolores wind farm is the third largest operational wind farm in Mexico, according to Windpower Intelligence

Enel Green Power's 269MW Dolores wind farm consists of 83 Nordex turbines
Enel Green Power's 269MW Dolores wind farm consists of 83 Nordex turbines

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Enel Green Power’s 269MW Dolores Dolores (269MW) OnshoreNuevo Leon, Mexico, North America Click to see full details wind farm in China municipality, Nuevo León, has commenced commercial operations. 

Comprising 83 Nordex turbines, it becomes Mexico’s third largest wind farm, after the 424MW Reynosa Reynosa (424MW) OnshoreReynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, North America Click to see full details and the 396MW Eólica del Sur Eólica del Sur (396MW) OnshoreJuchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, North America Click to see full details projects.

The developer was awarded a power contract in November 2017, in Mexico’s third long-term power auction. The wind farm was initially scheduled to come online in mid-2020, but installation was not completed until September 2020. 

The Mexican grid operator Cenace will purchase Dolores’ output for 15 years and clean electricity certificates for 20 years. 

Its commissioning brings Mexico’s total operational wind capacity to just over 7GW.

 

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