Wind Energy Power Plants in Mexico
Bii Hioxo
Location: OAX
Operator: Global Power Generation
Configuration: 117 X 2-MW G80
Operation: 2009
WTG supplier: Gamesa
EPC: Socoin
Quick facts: The Bii Hioxo Wind Farm covers 2,000ha in Juchitan and can supply about 750 GWh/yr. At completion in Oct 2014, it was the largest wind farm in Mexico and the third-largest in Latin America. The cost was about $200mn.

Photograph courtesy of Gas Natural Fenosa
Posted 21 Aug 2016

Bii Nee Stipa-I
Location: OAX
Operator: Iberdrola Renovables
Configuration: 26 X 850-kW G52
Operation: 2009
WTG supplier: Gamesa
Quick facts: Iberdola acquired this wind farm from Gamesa in Nov 2011.

Photograph courtesy of Iberdrola Renovables
Posted 9 Jun 2013

La Venta-I
Location: OAX
Operator: Comision Federal de Electricidad
Configuration: 7 X 225-kW V-27
Operation: 1994
WTG supplier: Vestas

Photograph courtesy of Comision Federal de Electricidad
Posted 18 Sep 2005

La Venta-II
Location: OAX
Operator: Iberdrola Renovables
Configuration: 121 X 850-kW G52
Operation: 2009
WTG supplier: Gamesa
Quick facts: This project is in Juchitán de Zaragoza, in Ejido La Venta. President Calderón officiated at the construction start on 29 Mar 2007.

Photograph courtesy of Comision Federal de Electricidad
Posted 9 Oct 2010

La Venta-III
Location: OAX
Operator: Iberdrola Renovables
Configuration: 121 X 850-kV G52
Operation: 2012
WTG supplier: Gamesa
EPC: Iberinco
Quick facts: This wind farm is located in Santo Domingo de Ingenio, in the Tehuantepec isthmus in Oaxaca state. Iberdrola holds a 20yr PPA with CFE for plant output. The La Venta-III project was also known as La Mata/La Entosa.

Photograph courtesy of Iberdrola Renovables
Re-posted 9 Jun 2013

Santa Cataring
Location: NL
Operator: Iberdrola Renovables
Configuration: 8 X 2.75-MW 2.75-10
Operation: 2013
WTG supplier: GE Wind
EPC: Grupo DPH
Quick facts: Construction started on this WPP in Mar 2012 and it went into service in May 2014. At the time, these were the largest diameter WTGs in the county. Production is expected to be about 55 GWh/yr.

Photograph courtesy of Comexhidro SA de CV
Posted 29 Oct 2016

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 29-Oct-2016

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