Wind energy farm in Honduras brought online

Gamesa and Iberdrola Renewables brought the 102 MW Cerro de Hula wind farm online in Honduras.

According to CleanTechnica, The $200 million plant was built as a turnkey contract for owner Mesoamerica Energy using 51 Gamesa G87 2 MW wind turbines. The contract includes a 2-year provision for maintenance services following startup.

Honduras’ state-owned grid operator Empresa Nacional de Energia Electrica will distribute the output under a 20-year power purchase agreement, the article said. Investment funding was provided by the U.S. Export-Import Bank and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration.

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