Enel begins its largest wind farm construction in Brazil
07 February, 2019
Italian energy firm Enel has started construction of the 716MW Lagoa dos Ventos wind farm in Brazil.
Located in the municipalities of Lagoa do Barro do Piauí, Quimada Nova and Dom Inocêncio, the wind farm will generate more than 3.3TWh per year.
It is expected to begin operations in 2021 with a total investment of €714m (£628m).
On completion, the wind farm will have 230 turbines which will help to avoid more than 1.6 million tons of CO2 emissions to the atmosphere.
It will be the largest wind facility for Enel Green Power worldwide providing diversification to the Brazilian energy market.