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Vientos Patagónicos wind farm started operation

The three wind turbines can deliver up to 10.35 MW of power to the system, thus helping Magallanes go from 2% to 18% in the use of Non-Conventional Renewable Energies in its energy matrix.Successfully concluding an intense period of technical tests, this Friday, October 16, the new Vientos Patagónicos wind farm officially came into operation, … Continue reading Vientos Patagónicos wind farm started operation

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Chile will produce hydrogen through wind energy

Enel Green Power Chile (EGP Chile), a subsidiary of Enel Chile, plans to participate with the Chilean electricity company AME and potential partners ENAP [1], Siemens Energy and Porsche, in the installation of a pilot plant for the production of green hydrogen through an electrolyzer powered by wind energy, in Cabo Negro, north of Punta … Continue reading Chile will produce hydrogen through wind energy

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Wind energy in Chile, Vestas’ wind turbines for 109 MW wind farm

The global wind power and solar development company, Mainstream Renewable Power has placed an order for the 109 MW Ckani wind farm, to be located in the Antofagasta region, in Chile. The contract includes the supply and installation of 26 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines, as well as an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile, Vestas’ wind turbines for 109 MW wind farm

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Wind power, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic energy potential in Chile stands out

Chile has the first solar thermal plant in Latiomérica, Cerro Dominador concentrating solar power and a great power of solar and wind energy.Renewable energies will represent more than 70 percent of Chile’s energy capacity in 2030, estimated today a study by the analysis company GlobalData. According to the report, between 2019 and 2030 almost 30 … Continue reading Wind power, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic energy potential in Chile stands out

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Concentrated Solar Power will reach 20% of the energy matrix in Chile by 2050

This was stated by the Minister of Energy, Juan Carlos Jobet, who also said that by 2030 renewable energies will make up 70% of the energy matrix in Chile. The statements were in the framework of a virtual conference organized by the Cerro Dominador firm, which manages the construction of the concentrated solar power (termosolar) … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power will reach 20% of the energy matrix in Chile by 2050

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Mainstream Renewable Power will invest US $ 1,000M in solar and wind energy energy in Chile

The investment will be directed to the construction of “Huemul”, the second phase of the renewable energy platform called Andes Renovables, which will contribute 630 MW of sustainable energy to the electricity matrix between 2021 and 2022.Mainstream Renewable Power announced on Tuesday that it will invest a total of US $ 934 million in the … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power will invest US $ 1,000M in solar and wind energy energy in Chile

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Rioglass Solar Supplied Mirrors to Chile’s First Concentrated Solar Power Plant

Solar thermal power complements wind energy and photovoltaic, which are not only manageable. The company Cerro Dominador, a Chilean company owned by investment funds managed by EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG), has successfully developed and commenced the commercial operation of the first CSP plant in Latin America. The Spanish consortium Acciona-Abengoa was responsible of for … Continue reading Rioglass Solar Supplied Mirrors to Chile’s First Concentrated Solar Power Plant

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Chile’s Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power signs PPA with power distributor Saesa

The contract with Saesa will have a duration of eight years, began to operate on August 1, 2020 and will run until December 31, 2028. This is for up to 600 GWh/year, equivalent to 60% of the capacity of one of the concentrated solar power towers. One of the most iconic projects in the region, … Continue reading Chile’s Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power signs PPA with power distributor Saesa

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South Korean Concentrated Solar Power developer predicts ‘competitive’ bid in Chile

Concentrated Solar Power newcomer Andes Green Energy will bid two 1 GW hybrid CSP-PV projects with 18 hours of storage in Chile’s power auction in December, Carlos Sanchez Vergara, the group’s General Manager, told Reuters Events. As EIG Atacama Management prepares to bring online Chile’s first Concentrated Solar Power plant, a new CSP rival is … Continue reading South Korean Concentrated Solar Power developer predicts ‘competitive’ bid in Chile

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Chile plans hybrid wind energy and solar power storage plant

AES Gener has taken an important step in developing a mammoth hybrid renewable energy project in Chile, after it has submitted the environmental impact statement for its planned 862.5MW wind power + solar energy + storage hybrid Parque Terra Energía Renovable project. AES Gener submitted the Environment Impact Study to the Servicio de Evaluación Ambiental … Continue reading Chile plans hybrid wind energy and solar power storage plant

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Bío Bío is the second with the highest investment in wind energy in Chile

Authorities visited the Alena Wind Farm and announced the Economic Reactivation Plan through sustainable projects for the Biobío Province. Investment in Clean Energy will be one of the most important axes in the Recovery Plan and also in the commitment to provide infrastructure for the sustainable development of our country, specifically related to promoting renewable … Continue reading Bío Bío is the second with the highest investment in wind energy in Chile

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Wind energy in Chile, Presidente Piñera at the Punta Arenas wind farm

The new wind farm is made up of 3 wind turbines, whose maximum height reaches 122 meters, having a plant factor of 54%, one of the highest in the world (the average in Chile is 30%). The total investment of this wind energy project exceeds US $ 22 million, of which US $ 5 million … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile, Presidente Piñera at the Punta Arenas wind farm

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Wind energy in Chile, Engie increases the Vientos del Loa wind farm

Engie Energía Chile submitted an Environmental Impact Statement to the Environmental Assessment Service on Tuesday to update the wind power of the Vientos del Loa wind farm, from 126.5 MW already admitted, to a total installed capacity of approximately 204.6 MW. This translates into the installation of 33 wind turbines with an individual capacity of … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile, Engie increases the Vientos del Loa wind farm

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Wind power in Chile, works for the Ancud Wind Farm

In the midst of the strong economic crisis that Chile is facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the President of the Republic announced during his last public account that they would begin as a Government a strong work to prioritize a series of public and private investment projects with the objective of reactivating … Continue reading Wind power in Chile, works for the Ancud Wind Farm

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Opdenergy closes financing with SMBC for 87 million for photovoltaic and wind energy in Chile

Opdenergy has closed a financing of 103 million dollars (about 87 million euros) with Sumitomo Misui Banking Corporation (SMBC) for two renewable projects in Chile, the group reported. Specifically, the funds obtained will be used for the construction of the La Estrella wind farm, located in the Libertador General Bernardo O’Higgins Region and which will … Continue reading Opdenergy closes financing with SMBC for 87 million for photovoltaic and wind energy in Chile

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ENAP Wind Farm drives in Magallanes

A multidisciplinary team consisting of ENAP, Vestas, Elecnor, Edelmag and Pecket Energy participates in these works. Marking a key milestone in the development of the Vientos Patagónicos Wind Farm project, which ENAP is promoting together with Pecket Energy in Cabo Negro, on July 23 and 24, the first tests of the commissioning of the park … Continue reading ENAP Wind Farm drives in Magallanes

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Siemens Gamesa strengthens its position in Chile

The company will supply 22 units of its SG 5.0-145 wind turbine for the 110 MW extension of the Cabo Leones III wind power project; The agreement also includes a 10-year maintenance contract.Siemens Gamesa has been the chosen manufacturer for the three wind farms that make up the Cabo Leones cluster, a 599 MW wind … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa strengthens its position in Chile

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EDF Renewables strengthens development of wind energy in Chile

EDF Renewables announces two important advances in wind energy in Chile. The first refers to the 60 MW extension of the Cabo Leones I wind farm located in northern Chile. The second refers to the allocation of land that allows up to 300 MW of wind power capacity. These future developments are part of the … Continue reading EDF Renewables strengthens development of wind energy in Chile

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Wind energy in Chile, Elecnor wins a 185 MW wind farm

The group will install 44 wind turbines of 72 meters high that will add a power of 185 MW. Works on the Cerro Tigre wind farm are slated to finish in 2021 The Spanish infrastructure, energy, services and telecommunications group Elecnor has been awarded the construction of a new wind farm in Chile promoted by … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile, Elecnor wins a 185 MW wind farm

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