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.

Installed Capacity


No. of turbines


Turbine type

Vestas V90

Hub height


Blade length

45m and 50m

Expected P50 energy yield


Annual house-hold power equivalent

88,230 homes*

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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).

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