Enel starts operations of 180 MW wind farm in Brazil
- Enel invested approximately $400 million in construction of Delfina wind farm

Enel, through its Brazilian renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil, began operation of its 180 megawatt Delfina wind farm on Wednesday.

Enel invested approximately $400 million in the construction of Delfina.

The plant is financed through Enel's own sources as well as a loan provided by the Brazilian Development Bank.

Delfina is Enel’s largest wind farm in Brazil.

Delfina is capable of generating more than 800 gigawatt-hours of electricity per year, enough to meet the annual energy consumption needs of 390,000 Brazilian households while avoiding the emission of more than 490,000 tonnes of carbon into the atmosphere.

In Brazil, the Enel Group, through its subsidiaries EGPB and Enel Brasil, has a total installed renewable capacity of 1,839 megawatts, of which 670 megawatts is from wind power, 279 megawatts from solar PV and 890 megawatts from hydropower.

Additionally, the company has close to 720 megawatts of capacity currently in construction, of which 172 megawatts is from wind and 541 megawatts is from solar power.

By Zeynep Beyza Kilic

Anadolu Agency


31 Aug,2017