Enel Green Power mentioned on May 29 the Italian firm was awarded 68 MW of latest renewable capability for 2 wind initiatives and 38.three MW of nominal capability deriving from the repowering of already-operational hydro crops within the second renewable public sale launched by the Italian state owned vitality service firm GSE (Gestore Servizi Energetici).
“With this second award we confirm the commitment to invest in new renewable capacity in Italy, contributing to the challenging decarbonization objectives of the Enel Group and the country,” Enel Green Power CEO Antonio Cammisecra mentioned. “Thanks to our development strategy, in 2019 the Group’s installed capacity from renewables exceeded that from thermal sources globally, marking a further step forward towards the progressive replacement of fossil fuels with zero-emission ones,” he added.
According to Enel, particularly, the corporate participated within the 500 MW tender for brand spanking new wind and photo voltaic initiatives and the 98.5 MW tender for renovations of renewable crops with a capability exceeding 1 MW.
Regarding the brand new capability, the 2 wind farms are situated in Campania and Basilicata. The upgrading and helpful life extension considerations the three hydro crops already working within the municipalities of Castiglione dei Pepoli (Bologna), Civitella in Val di Chiana (Arezzo) and Montecreto (Modena).
The development of latest capability and the upgrading of present crops in Italy are a part of the broader dedication of the Enel Group to the expansion of renewables and to decarbonization which in our nation foresees, within the 2020-2022 interval, the event of latest renewable capability for round 700 MW and for which EGP has developed a pipeline of approximately 1.three GW of alternatives that may begin working in the identical interval, Enel Green Power mentioned.