Enel Wins Contract to Build 146 MW of New Wind Capacity in Canada

By Marc Bisbal AriasFeaturesDow Jones Newswires

Enel SpA (ENEL.MI) said Thursday that it has been awarded two renewable-energy support contracts to build 146 megawatts of new wind capacity in Alberta, Canada.

Italy-based Enel will build two new wind farms to supply power output to the Alberta Electric System Operator over a period of 20 years. Total investment in the project will be around $170 million, said Enel, though it didn't provide other financial details of the contract.

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The new farms are due to go into service by 2019, the Italian energy company said.

The contract is "the first regulated renewable tender we have ever won in the Country," said Antonio Cammisecra, the head of global renewable energy at Enel Green Power.

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December 14, 2017 04:10 ET (09:10 GMT)