MEXICO CITY, Mexico (September 3, 2013) : EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, S.A.(EDF EN) announces the commercial operation of the Bii Stinu Wind Project (164 MW). Mitsui & Co., Ltd., through MIT Renewables Mexico, (MITRE Mexico), holds 50 per cent of the common stock of Eoliatec del Istmo who owns the Bii Stinu Wind Project.
Located in Juchitan, in southeast Oaxaca, Bii Stinu is comprised of 82 Gamesa G80 turbines. Power generated from the project will be delivered to various entities of five major private-sector corporations, based on power purchase agreements for 15 years.
EDF Renewables has now placed into service 231.5 MW of gross wind capacity with 160 MW in active construction. EDF EN Group’s global portfolio of renewable energy assets includes 6,358 MW throughout 16 countries in Europe and North America. Its operation and maintenance services subsidiary extends its activities to 8,237 MW of renewable power assets globally.