Enel Green Power (EGP) has begun work on building a wind farm that will have an installed capacity of 70 MW in Corugea, Romania. The wind farm, located in the region of Tulcea, will consist of 35 V-90 wind turbines, of two MW each. Once fully operational, the plant will generate 189 million kilowatt hours annually, enough to meet the energy needs of 70,000 households each year. Additionally, the wind farm will save 106,000 metric tons of CO2 a year.
NEC Corporation has entered a strategic partnership with Enel Distribuzione to develop new smart grid technologies and solutions. Through their collaboration, Enel Distribuzione and NEC will initiate joint feasibility studies in addition to deploying “advanced, flexible, and cost-effective solutions for smart grids, focusing in particular on energy storage.”
Enel Green Power España has acquired another 16.67 percent stake in Sociedad Eólica de Andalucía (SEA) from Desarrollos Eólicos Promoción SA (DEPSA). The acquisition, which increases Enel Green Power España’s interest in SEA to 63.34 percent to make it the majority shareholder, is part of Enel’s strategy to streamline its business portfolio by reorganizing its assets and shareholdings in various projects. The other SEA shareholders are SOPREA with 23.33 percent, and IDEA and Elecnor, each holding 6.67 percent.
Executives from Enel and Acea have signed a memorandum of understanding in which the two companies will collaborate on developing an electric recharge infrastructure network. Fulvio Conti, Enel’s Chief Executive Officer and General Manager and Acea’s Chief Executive Officer, Marco Staderini, signed the deal in Rome.