Signature of the major private contract for energy supply

Agua Leguas S.A. and UTE signed the Power Purchase Agreement for the supply of energy for 20 year for the construction of a wind farm in Peralta (Department of Tacuarembó). The project consists of two wind farms, Peralta I – II, that will add a total of 100MW to the total power installed in Uruguay. This contact is the biggest private wind farm signed by the National energy entity and it is the result of the award of the tender launched in 2011 under the Decree 159/2011.

Agua Leguas relies on Enercon, the German wind turbine manufacter’s experience for the construction and instalation of 25 turbines that form each wind farm. Model E-92 is the turbine chosen with a hub height of 108 meters.