19 May '11, 1am

Ambitious Wind Power Development Plans for Central Spain

Ambitious Wind Power Development Plans for Central Spain

Fernando Domingo Triado, president of the Asociacion de Promotores de Energia Eolica de Castilla-La Mancha (Aprecam), says the wind auction will take place in coming weeks, attracting major developers in Spain and abroad. In addition to the tender, Iberdrola is also moving to install a 1,300-MW wind park in Cuenca which will help the region achieve its target, Domingo revealed. The 2,300 new megawatts will cost some $3 billion to install, though this sum will be lower than the $5.5 billion the sector has wooed in the past five years, Domingo said. Castille-La Mancha has already witnessed the development of 3,760 MW of capacity, making it the second-largest wind-power hub in Spain after Castille-Leon, which has 4,800 MW in operation. The northern region of Galicia is third with 3,289 MW. Castille-La Mancha is also home to seven turbine, blade and tower factories, the larges...

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