Pampa Energía Wind Farm III (‘PEPE III’)
PEPE II (Pampa Energía Wind Farm II)’s twin wind farm, PEPE III, is located in Coronel Rosales, on national route No. 3, 45 km from the City of Bahía Blanca, Province of Buenos Aires. It was also commissioned in May 2019, with an approximate 63% load factor of P50, and it sells its energy in the Renewable Energy Term Market (‘MAT ER’). Currently, a 81 MW expansion project is underway, which commissioning is estimated for the first quarter of 2023 (for further information, click here). From 2020, its average annual generation was 249. Both PEPE II and PEPE III are assets fully owned by Pampa, and since August 2021, they may issue certificates under the International Renewable Energy Certificates (‘IREC’) standard.
The following chart shows certain relevant statistical data on PEPE III:
|Net Generation (GWh)||243||256|
|Purchases of Energy (GWh)||3||–|
|Total Energy Sales (GWh)||246||256|
|Average Price (US$/MWh)||68||67|
|Average Gross Profit (US$/MWh)||65||58|
Note: Gross Margin before depreciation and amortization, values expressed in nominal terms. AR$/US$ exchange rate: 2020 – 70.59; 2021 – 95.16.
|Plant||Unit||Installed Capacity(MW)||Start-Up||Type of Unit|
|PEPE III||BAHIEO||53||2019||14 wind generators|