Chiripa is a 49.5MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2014. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Acciona Energia. Acciona Energia Internacional and Grupo Ecoenergia V.L are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 65% and 35% respectively.

The project generates 200,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 80,000 households, offsetting 192,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in July 2014.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors involved

Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 33 units of AW-77/1500 turbines, each with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

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About Acciona Energia

ACCIONA Energia SA (Acciona) develops renewable energy projects. The Company constructs, operates, and maintains wind farm, photovoltaic, hydroelectric power, and biomass plants. Acciona Energia serves customers worldwide. Acciona is headquartered in Moraleja, Spain.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.