Acciona unleashes Mexican build
168MW El Cortijo project to be completed by August 2018 for $221m
Acciona has started building the 168MW El Cortijo wind farm in Mexico’s Tamaulipas state.
The project will require an investment of $221m and is expected to come online in August 2018, the company said.
It will feature 56 AW125/3000 turbines with a rotor diameter of 125 meters and a 120-meter-high concrete tower.
Acciona will sell the project’s power to Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission under a 15-year contract signed in July.
It won the support through the country’s first auction for renewable energy.
“Completing the renewables projects that are awarded to us in the shortest possible timescale, and with the quality guarantees required, are ongoing challenges for Acciona,” Mexico country director Miguel Angel Alonso said.