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Ally-Mercoeur

Ally-Mercoeur is a 39 MW wind farm comprising 26 turbines located in both communes of Ally and Mercoeur in France’s Auvergne region. It is covered by a 15-year power purchase agreement with Électricité de France (2005-2020).  

Wind
In operation
POWER 39 MW
Turbines 26 turbines GE 1,5 sl
Rotor speed 20/rpm
Rotor diameter 70 m
Nacelle height 85 m
Blades length 35 m
Weight per turbine 209 t
Client Électricité de France
Term of power purchase agreement 15 years (2005-2020)
Commissionning Décembre 2005
Equivalence in homes supplied with electricity annually¹ 9,833 homes
Equivalence in tons of CO2 avoided annually¹ 4,374 tons of CO2

¹ International Energy Agency (IEA) 2013

Development milestones

  • 2000: First contacts with the local representatives
  • 2001: Beginning of the studies
  • 2002: Acquisition of the construction permits
  • 2004: Start of construction
  • 2005: Commissioning