$126m geothermal plant begins construction in US

Enel Green Power S.p.A. (“EGP”), through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North America Inc., has begun construction of a $126m geothermal plant located in Cove Fort in southern Utah (USA).

The new plant, which will have a gross installed capacity of 25 MW, will be able to generate around 160 GWh of electricity per year, avoiding the emission of around 115,000 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere each year.

The plant is intended to enter service by the end of 2013,

The Cove Fort plant will also benefit from a 20-year contract for the purchase of the electricity generated.

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