- Published: 02 September 2008 02 September 2008
Continental Wind Partners LLC and CEZ Group concluded the sale of CWP's adjacent Fantanele and Cogealac wind farms in Romania to CEZ.
The two projects will together be the largest onshore wind farm in Europe, with a total capacity of 600MW. The total investment of the CEZ Group into the project will reach € 1.1 billion. Construction of civil and electrical works will start in September and the turbines will be erected from April 2009 to June 2010, becoming operational in stages as they are installed. By the end of 2009, 345MW will be producing power, with the remaining turbines being commissioned the following year. CWP will manage the construction of the wind farm, which will be built by major international construction firms.? All related technical components of the project (transformers, cables, etc) are secured and will arrive on site in time to commence operations according to schedule.