Chiripa Wind Farm Starts Operations.
The park built with a total investment of $ 125 million, includes a contract for the sale of up to 50 MW of electricity by the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), for a period of 20 years.
The Chiripa wind farm is composed by 33 turbines AW 77/1500, Acciona Wind power technology 1.5 MW and 77 meters rotor diameter, seated on steel towers 80 meters high.
This wind farm will generate annually more than 200 million kilowatt hours (kWh). A production equivalent to the consumption of 80,000 homes and prevent the emission into the atmosphere of about 192,000 tons of CO2.