Catalonia, Spain [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] Spanish developers Acciona Energy have officially opened two new wind parks in Catalonia, delivering 90 megawatts (MW) of capacity.The 49.5 MW Serra del Tallat project is located in the municipalities of Vallbona de Les Monges (L’Urgell, Lleida) and Passanant i Beltall (Conca de Barberá, Tarragona). It has 33 turbines and cost EUR 61.4 million [US $94 million]. The 40.5 MW Sierra de Vilobí facility is situated in Tarrés and Fulleda (Les Garrigues, Lleida). It is equipped with 27 wind turbines costing EUR 49.5 million [US $73 million].
The two facilities collectively consist of 60 Acciona Windpower 1.5 MW turbines, with a rotor diameter of 77 meters and a tower height of 80 meters.