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Vestas receives 32 MW order in Chile

Vestas has signed a 32 MW contract with Vientos de Renaico S.A. for the La Flor wind park in the Renaico region of central Chile. The contract includes supply and installation of nine V136-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimal Mode as a 15-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement and … Continue reading Vestas receives 32 MW order in Chile

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Acciona has started construction on the San Gabriel wind farm in the region of La Araucanía (Chile).

ACCIONA Energía has started construction work on the San Gabriel wind farm in the region of La Araucanía (Chile). The company will own and operate the 183-megawatt (MW) facility which will produce emission-free electricity equivalent to the consumption of over 270,000 Chilean homes.   ACCIONA’s production from what will be its second wind farm in … Continue reading Acciona has started construction on the San Gabriel wind farm in the region of La Araucanía (Chile).

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$25.38/MWh bid sets new record low for 24/7 block mixing wind and solar at Chile Tender

Verano Capital, an American project developer headquartered in Santiago, announced today that the 47 MW solar project they initially developed was selected in Chile’s latest energy tender with a winning bid at $25.38/MWh, the lowest 24/7 block price combining solar and wind ever recorded in the history of energy tenders. The winning bid was offered … Continue reading $25.38/MWh bid sets new record low for 24/7 block mixing wind and solar at Chile Tender

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ACCIONA will double its operational renewables capacity in Latin America in three years

ACCIONA Energía will easily double its renewable energy capacity in Latin America to over 2,000 megawatts (MW) by 2020, all owned and operated by the company. This was highlighted today in the opening ceremony for the El Romero Solar photovoltaic plant in the Atacama Desert (Chile), a 246 MWp capacity facility – the biggest in … Continue reading ACCIONA will double its operational renewables capacity in Latin America in three years

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Enel mulls restructuring of Chilean renewables assets

Italian power group Enel said it is considering a possible corporate reorganisation of its renewables assets in Chile. The overhaul would involve simplifying the ownership structure of the group’s Chilean listed companies, Enel explained in a press statement. It would also include the integration of Chilean renewable assets held by another Enel Group company – … Continue reading Enel mulls restructuring of Chilean renewables assets

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Senvion’s first wind power contract in Chile totalling 299 MW

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been informed that the Chilean power generator Aela Energía achieved the financial close for its two wind projects Sarco and Aurora totalling 299 megawatts (MW). The conditional contract for the supply and installation of 93 Senvion turbines for the two wind farm projects in Chile was … Continue reading Senvion’s first wind power contract in Chile totalling 299 MW

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Mainstream bullish on Chilean renewables

Mainstream Renewable Power is confident it will be able to maintain a steady pipeline of power projects in Chile, an executive told Reuters on Wednesday, even as some firms have soured on the country’s renewable sector in recent years. Aela Energia, a joint venture between Mainstream and British private equity firm Actis, on Wednesday announced … Continue reading Mainstream bullish on Chilean renewables

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ACCIONA Energía has signed an alliance with SACI Falabella

ACCIONA Energía has signed an alliance with SACI Falabella – the biggest retail store chain in Latin America – to supply almost 100 centers of its brands Sodimac, Falabella, Tottus and Open Plaza in Chile with renewable energy over the next few years. Through the alliance, the company is strengthening its line of business of … Continue reading ACCIONA Energía has signed an alliance with SACI Falabella

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ENEL starts operations at Sierra Gorda wind farm in Chile

Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Chile Ltda. (“EGPC”), has completed and connected to the grid the Sierra Gorda wind farm, which is located in the municipality of Sierra Gorda, 60 km from the city of Calama, in Chile’s Antofagasta Region. Sierra Gorda, which has an installed capacity of 112 MW, will generate more … Continue reading ENEL starts operations at Sierra Gorda wind farm in Chile

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Gamesa continues to secure new orders in Chile

Gamesa continues to reinforce its position in the Chilean market, having recently signed a contract with EDF EN Chile, a subsidiary of the French utility, and Spain’s Ibereólica for the supply of 115 MW at a wind development. This order is included in the third-quarter order intake figure already disclosed. Under the terms of the … Continue reading Gamesa continues to secure new orders in Chile

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Wind energy in Chile: Ibereolica, EDF close financing for 115 MW wind farm with Gamesa wind turbines

Wind turbines for the project will be provided by Spanish firm Gamesa. Ibereolica and French state energy firm EDF Energies Nouvelles have closed financing with three banks to construct a 115-megawatt wind farm in north-central Chile. Japan’s SMBC, Credit Agricole, and Norway’s DNB have agreed to provide financing for the proposed Cabo Leones I Wind … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile: Ibereolica, EDF close financing for 115 MW wind farm with Gamesa wind turbines

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Acciona begins the start-up of the biggest photovoltaic plant in Latin america, in Atacama (Chile)

Acciona Energía has begun the start-up phase of the ‘El Romero Solar’ photovoltaic solar plant, the biggest in Latin America with a maximum capacity of 246 MWp (196 MW rated power), just thirteen months after starting construction work. The company has also completed the assembly of the last sets of panels in the plant: 776,000 … Continue reading Acciona begins the start-up of the biggest photovoltaic plant in Latin america, in Atacama (Chile)

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EDF Energies Nouvelles’ Latin American pipeline close to 1.4 gigawatt (GW)

With 648 MW recently won in new solar and wind energy projects to be built, EDF Energies Nouvelles is stepping up the pace of its development in Latin America. In this area, the Group has a portfolio of 1,368 MW in renewable energy projects that are either in operation or due to be commissioned in … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles’ Latin American pipeline close to 1.4 gigawatt (GW)

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Nordex Group confirms negotiations with Acciona Energia in Chile

The Nordex Group has confirmed that negotiations are currently being held with its partner Acciona Energia regarding a 183 MW wind farm in Chile. In the latest round of tenders on the Chilean energy market Acciona Energia – a close partner of the manufacturer – has been awarded the contract to feed some 500 GWh … Continue reading Nordex Group confirms negotiations with Acciona Energia in Chile

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Acciona Energía wins new renewable energy award worth 506 GWh a year in Chile auction

ACCIONA Energía Chile has been awarded 506 GWh/year of electricity output for twenty years in the biggest energy tender called to date by the Chilean Administration. The tender was open to both renewable and conventional technologies. ACCIONA will build a 183 MW wind farm to meet the output won at auction. The new wind farm, … Continue reading Acciona Energía wins new renewable energy award worth 506 GWh a year in Chile auction

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Mainstream Renewable Power wins seven government contracts in Chile to build one gigawatt of wind energy plants

Global wind and solar energy company Mainstream Renewable Power was today awarded contracts by the National Energy Commission of Chile to build and operate seven utility-scale wind energy plants with a combined capacity of 986MW. The projects, awarded via twenty year term contracts, are located throughout Chile and are scheduled to begin supplying low-cost, clean … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power wins seven government contracts in Chile to build one gigawatt of wind energy plants

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Vector Cuatro opens new office in Chile

The Spanish multinational opens a new office in Chile as a new regional hub for its activities in South America and to further strengthen its international presence. The new office is located in Santiago de Chile, in concrete in the Las Condes district, where the local team has been operating since a few weeks. This new … Continue reading Vector Cuatro opens new office in Chile

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Enel starts Los Buenos Aires wind farm in Chile

Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Chile Ltda. (“EGPC”), has completed and connected to the grid Los Buenos Aires wind farm, which is the company’s first wind farm in the region of Bío Bío. Los Buenos Aires wind farm, which is located in Los Angeles, around 500 km south of Santiago, has an installed … Continue reading Enel starts Los Buenos Aires wind farm in Chile

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Senvion wins first wind power projects in Chile totalling 300 MW

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has concluded a contract with global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power for the supply and installation of 93 turbines for two wind farm projects in Chile totalling 300 megawatts (MW).   The contracts are currently still under conditions precedent. The Sarco and Aurora wind farms … Continue reading Senvion wins first wind power projects in Chile totalling 300 MW

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