Wind Park - Hychico

Wind Park

The Diadema Wind Park, comprising seven 0.9 MW Enercon E-44 wind turbines and a total installed capacity of 6.3 MW, is located approximately 20 km (12.43 mi) northwest of Comodoro Rivadavia City, Chubut Province, Argentina. The wind park started operations in December 2011.

Wind park
Net Annual Capacity Factor

  • Year 2012: 51.3%

  • Year 2013: 47.9%

  • Year 2014: 53.4%

  • Year 2015: 48.3%

  • Year 2016: 37.5%

World net capacity factor year 2013: 22.3%.
Source: Global World Energy Council - GWEC

Total Energy generated until Dec. 2016: 131.727 MWh
Accumulated Capacity Factor until Dec. 2016: 47,7%

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Development of the wind park project, coupled with the technical assistance of well-known national and international companies and agencies, helped Hychico gain experience in the following fields:

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    Wind measurement audited by authorized companies

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    Selection of wind turbines suitable for the site

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    Location of each wind turbine in order to optimize operation

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    Civil and electrical works projects related to wind parks

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    Environmental impact assessment, including the impact on birds

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    Electrical assessments to obtain authorization for interconnection with the Wholesale Electric Market

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    Wind Park assembly and commissioning

Monthly mean wind speed 2016

9.3m/s annual

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In June 2012 Hychico certified its Environmental Management System for the Diadema Wind Park under IRAM-ISO 14001:2004 standard (IRAM: Argentine Materials Standardization Institute).