Candeeiros Wind Farm, initially with 111 MW, began its operations (PTO) in stages, the first phase with 78 MW and the second one with 33 MW, both in 2006. More recently, in 2016, was amplified (overpowering), raising its installed capacity to 121 MW.It is located in Alcobaça / Rio Maior and is held by Iberwind II Produção - Sociedade Unipessoal, Lda.
No. of turbines
Vestas V90 and Senvion MM 100
45m and 50m
Expected P50 energy yield
Annual house-hold power equivalent
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*Based on the Installed Capacity x Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) "all wind" load factor expressed as a fraction of 1^ x number of hours in a year (8,760 hours) / Average Annual Domestic Electricity Consumption (MWh)^^
^BEIS's long-term average load factor for "all wind" (31.84%) expressed as a fraction of 1 (0.3184). Source for capacity factors is Digest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics (DUKES) published annually by BEIS.
^^Annual GB Average Domestic Consumption Values from BEIS (3,509kWh).