2 x 8 MW Wind power plants, France
|Total installed capacity||2 x 8MW|
|Turbine type||Enercon E-70|
|Number of turbines||2 x 4|
|Tower height||Fond Gerome: 85 m|
Mont d’Hézèques: 64 m
|Rotor diameter||70 m|
The two wind farms Fond Gerome and Mont d’Hézèques are located 45 km from the coast in Northern France, in the region of Pas-de-Calais, close to the town of Fruges. They are integrated into a larger park of 70 WEC’s in a mainly agricultural area. The projects can supply enough electricity for 16,000 inhabitants. Financing was provided by Banco Commercial Portugues (BCP) and Banco Millenium Investimento. Today, the majority shareholder is Prime Renewables Gmbh. RP Global France is responsible for commercial and technical operations.
Mont d’Hézèques started its commercial operation in March 2008 and Fond Gerome in July 2009.