Abengoa is responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance over 20 years of three wind farms to be built in the State of Ceará, in Northeast Brazil. The wind project will be developed through a “joint venture” between Abengoa and Banco Santander Brasil. The energy produced at wind farms is sold to ANEEL.
Abengoa will handle the construction, operation and maintenance of the three wind farms for 20 years. Abengoa, an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in energy and environmental sectors, has been chosen by ANEEL, Brazil to develop, “joint venture” with Banco Santander Brasil, three wind farms with a total capacity of 64 MW in Brazil.
Abengoa is responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance for 20 years, three wind farms to be built in the state of Ceara in northeastern Brazil. This new project will supply renewable energy to a population of about 200,000 people, and avoid the annual emission of 400,000 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere.
The company will operate the wind farms for 20 years under a concession model also determines a guaranteed fixed price per MWh of electricity generated. The project also includes the sale of energy produced to the National Electric Energy Agency.
With this award, Abengoa strengthens its entry into the wind energy market following the award last March by the National Electric Power Generation and Transmission (UTE) project to develop a 50 MW wind farm in the town of Peralta in Tacuarembo, Uruguay.
Abengoa has a permanent presence in Brazil for over 30 years, during which he has developed many projects and which has established itself as one of the companies concerned.
Abengoa is an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the sectors of energy and the environment, generating electricity from solar, biofuel, desalinating seawater and recycling industrial waste.