Italian energy company Plenitude has kicked off its 104.5MW El Monte wind farm in Spain.
Plenitude is a subsidiary of Eni. It has partnership with strategic partner Azora Capital to develop the El Monte project. The wind farm consists of 19 GE wind turbines
The wind farm is located in the region of Castilla La Mancha in Spain.
According to the company, the facility has the potential to generate 300GWh of clean energy annually. The generated power will be sufficient to power 100,000 households in the region.
According to the company, the El Monte project has increased company’s renewable energy generation capacity in Spain.
Plenitude CEO Stefano Goberti was quoted in the statement, “El Monte wind farm will contribute to the gradual decarbonization of the electricity sector in Spain, contributing to the energy transition process undertaken by Eni and to Plenitude’s ambitious goals of achieving carbon neutrality by 2040 and supplying 100% decarbonised energy to all its customers.”
He further stated, “The development of the wind and photovoltaic sectors is key to Plenitude’s growth strategy, which aims to reach more than 2GW of installed capacity from renewable sources by the end of 2022, scaling up to over 6GW by 2025 and over 15GW by 2030.”
Earlier, the company has inked a deal with Infrastrutture to develop solar and wind facilities in Spain and Italy