Wind Energy Plants in Costa Rica
Photograph courtesy of juwi
Photograph courtesy of Globeleq
Photograph courtesy of Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad
Operator: Enel GreenPower
Configuration: 32 X 750 kW NM44
WTG supplier: Micon
Quick facts: This plant was developed by Energia Global International (later Enel GreenPower) with $24.3mn of loan and grant support from DANIDA, the Central American Bank for Economic Integration, and a consortium of five Costa Rican banks led by Banco Interfin SA. EGI partnered with International Wind Corp and Aerogeneracion de Centro America for the project, whose output is sold to ICE under a 15yr PPA. The plant went online in Aug 1999. A Power Plant Trading Card was made for this plant.
Photograph courtesy of Enel
Location: Santa Ana
Operator: Compania Nacional de Fuerza y Luz SA
Configuration: 17 X 900-kW E-44
WTG supplier: Enercon
Quick facts: In Aug 2010, juwi and its partners signed a contract for this WPP in Santa Ana. The site is at an altitude of about 1800m. In Dec 2012, the project was inaugurated by Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla.
Photograph courtesy of Compania Nacional de Fuerza y Luz SA
Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data BaseUpdated 22-Nov-2015