Enel Starts Construction On 220 MW Mexican Project

Enel Green Power Breaks Ground On 220 MW Magdalena II Solar Power Plant, Its First In Mexican State Of Tlaxcala; Commercial Operations Due By 2019-End
01:18 AM (Beijing Time) - 09. November 2018
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Enel Green Power has completed commissioning over 1 GW of solar power capacity in Mexico. It currently manages over 1.8 GW renewable energy capacity here. The 220 MW project now under construction is its first in the Mexican state of Tlaxcala. (Photo Credit: Enel Green Power)

Key Takeaways

  • Enel Green Power has started construction on a 220 MW solar power plant in Mexico’s Tlaxcala state
  • It plans to build the Magdalena II solar power plant using 550,000 PV modules in the municipalities of Tlaxco and Hueyotlipan
  • The project is scheduled to enter commercial operations by the end of 2019 when it is expected to generate 600 GWh of clean energy annually

Enel Green Power (EGP) has started construction a 220 MW solar power plant in Mexican state of Tlaxcala, in the municipalities of Tlaxco and Hueyotlipan, which will be its first in the region. The Magdalena II solar power plant will use 550,000 PV modules, and on completion by the end of 2019 it is expected to generate 600 GWh of clean energy annually.

This new project is yet another step in our expansion within the important Mexican market, where we are continuing to bring our global renewable expertise,” said Head of EGP Mexico and Central America, Paolo Romanacci.

In Mexico, the company has around 1,816 MW of energy resources out of which 675 MW comes from wind energy, 1,089 MW from solar and 53 MW from hydropower. It announced selling majority stake in 1.8 GW renewable energy capacity in the country to institutional investor CDPQ and Mexican pension fund CKD IM, but said will continue to operate the plants (see Enel Divests Stake In 1.8 GW Mexico Projects).

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