La Mata La Ventosa is a 67.5MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Oaxaca, Mexico. 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 March 2010. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by EDF Renewables and Electrica del Valle de Mexico. The project is currently owned by EDF Renewables with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 291,700MWh electricity thereby offsetting 156,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 2010.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Wal-Mart de Mexico SAB de CV under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years, starting from 2010.

Contractors involved

Clipper Windpower was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 27 units of Liberty C89 turbines, each with 2.5MW nameplate capacity.

EDF Renewable Services is the O&M contractor for the wind power project, commencing from the year 2010.

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About EDF Renewables

EDF Renewables SA (EDF Renewables), a subsidiary of Electricite de France SA, develops, constructs, operates and maintains green electricity power plants in Europe, North America and other regions of the world. The company produces electricity through wind and solar resources. Its business activities include project development, production site construction, development and sale of structured assets, power generation, and operation and maintenance of energy generating facilities. The company develops, constructs and operates renewable energy plants not only for its own operation, but also for third parties. EDF Renewables is headquartered in Paris, France.

About Electrica del Valle de Mexico

Electrica del Valle de Mexico is comprised of Energies Nouvelles (formerly Electricite de France and & SIIF), Mistui & Co. Ltd., APA, Grupo Walmart de Mexico. The company is into wind power development.

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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.