Neoenergía starts operations of wind power complex in northeastern Brazil

The Chafariz wind complex, whose construction began in October 2019, will have 15 farms and 136 turbines, with a unit capacity of 3,465 MW each, and is also one of the largest and most ambitious "wind power generation projects of the company in Brazil and Iberdrola in Latin America".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Neoenergía, the second-largest energy distributor in Brazil, controlled by Spanish company Iberdrola, started on Thursday (29) commercial operations of the Chafariz wind power complex, located in the semi-arid region of the northeastern state of Paraíba, which will have 471.25 megawatts of installed capacity.

The first 10 wind turbines, of the total of 15 that will make up the project, began operating today, 17 months ahead of schedule, and have an installed capacity of 34.65 MW, the company explained in a statement.

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