Pursuing its expansion in the European wind energy segment, EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the commissioning of the Santa Luce wind farm in Italy with 23.4 MW in installed capacity.
Located in the province of Pisa (Tuscany), the Santa Luce wind farm comprises
13 turbines supplied by Vestas, each with a unit capacity of 1.8 MW. The wind farm’s location boasts highly favourable wind conditions.
EDF EN Italia, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles and a major player in the Italian wind energy industry, owns a 50% interest in the Santa Luce facility alongside Fabbrica Energie Rinnovabili Alternative, an Italian developer active in the renewable energies sector for over ten years.
The completion of this latest project marks the entry into service of EDF Energies Nouvelles’ tenth wind farm in the country, in which EDF EN has been present since 2001, and has lifted its gross installed wind energy capacity in Italy to 548.5 MW.About EDF Energies Nouvelles
EDF Energies Nouvelles is a market leader in renewable energy electricity, with a portfolio of more than 9 GW gross installed capacity focused for the most part on wind (onshore and offshore) and solar photovoltaic energy. Mostly operating in Europe and North America, EDF Energies Nouvelles continues its development by taking strong positions in promising emerging areas such as Brazil, Chile, China, India or South Africa. The Company is also present in other segments of the renewable energy market: marine energy, biomass and distributed energies. EDF Energies Nouvelles manages renewable energy projects’ development and construction as well as operation and maintenance for its own account and for third parties. EDF Energies Nouvelles is a subsidiary of the EDF Group dedicated to renewable energy.