Eurus Energy America’s Coromuel wind project enters commercial operation
SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eolica Coromuel, S. De RL De CV, a subsidiary of Eurus Energy America Corporation, has begun commercial operation of Baja California Sur’s first wind power plant. The 50 megawatt project built by Eolica Coromuel, the Mexican subsidiary of Eurus Energy America, has started operating and is Eurus’ first investment in the energy sector in Mexico.
The project includes a 10 MW battery system that provides additional auxiliary service support and grid reliability to the Baja California Sur electrical system – output from the facility is sold directly to the wholesale electricity market.
“Baja California Sur State has a growing demand for electricity. The Coromuel Project will provide this special region with renewable wind generation and contribute to overall grid stability through its integrated battery energy storage system,” said Hidenori Mitsuoka, President and CEO of Eurus Energy America. .
“Responding to the region’s need for low-cost, zero-carbon energy, Eurus has continued construction of this important project even as the pandemic, supply chain disruptions and global economic volatility have made major projects more difficult. over the past three years,” Mitsuoka added. “Eurus is committed to helping Mexico move towards a more sustainable future.”
Mitsuoka noted that the successful completion of the project is due to the collective efforts of many, including Eurus contractor, Elecnor; its equipment manufacturers GE and Wartsila; and valued landowner partners. The support of the state government, the National Energy Control Center and the Federal Commission of Electricity was essential, he added.
About Eurus Energy America
Eurus Energy America is the wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eurus Energy Holdings (www.eurusenergy.com) and is responsible for renewable energy investments in North and South America, now comprising over 600 MW of wind and solar power generation. Eurus Energy Holdings is a global developer, owner and operator of renewable energy facilities, including wind and solar, with more than 3,400 megawatts worldwide. Eurus Energy America, headquartered in San Diego, California, has been active in the renewable energy industry for approximately 30 years, beginning operation of its first renewable energy projects in California in 1987.