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Gamesa inaugurates Portugal's biggest wind farm to date

Spanish wind power firm Gamesa has inaugurated the EUR 90 million, 80 MW Terras Altas de Fafe wind farm, Portugal's largest to date. Located about 70 kilometres north-east of Oporto in the municipalities of Fafe and Celorico de Basto, it comprises 40 Gamesa 2 MW turbines and is expected to generate 180 GWh of electricity a year. The project was originally developed by Belgian company Electrabel, but sold to Gamesa in 2005 as part of a framework agreement, signed in 2002, involving the sale of 214 MW of Portuguese wind energy assets.

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