Elecnor awarded the construction of EUR 11 million wind farm in Lanzarote
Elecnor awarded the construction of EUR 11 million wind farm in Lanzarote
• Construction will last 10 months and is set for completion in August 2020
Madrid, 29 january 2020
Elecnor, the Spanish infrastructure, energy and telecommunications group, has been awarded a turnkey contract worth EUR 11 million with Insular de Aguas de Lanzarote S.A. (INALSA), owned by Consorcio de Aguas de Lanzarote (the Lanzarote Water Authority), for the construction of the Arrecife Wind Farm. 

The contract includes supply, installation, start-up and maintenance of four Enercon E-70 wind turbines during the warranty period, as well as all additional civil infrastructure. The Arrecife Wind Farm will reach a maximum power capacity of 9.2 megawatts (MW). 

The new wind farm will be located in an area known as El Monte in the centre of the island, in the municipalities of San Bartolomé and Arrecife. The energy produced will be enter the Lanzarote electricity grid via the delivery point at the Callejones substation in San Bartolomé. 

Due to take 10 months, the construction of the wind farm is one of a series of projects undertaken on the island by Consorcio del Agua de Lanzarote. It is being co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is carried out in collaboration with IDAE (Instituto para la Diversificación y Ahorro de la Energía — the Spanish Institute for the Diversification and Saving of Energy). The aim of these projects is to promote a cleaner and more sustainable economy on the island.