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Elecnor is to build the 10-MW Vientos Patagónicos wind farm in southern Chile

Elecnor has won the contract to build a wind farm in the Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica Region of Chile, around 20 km north of the city of Punta Arenas (Cabo Negro), for the “Vientos Patagónicos SpA” power company formed by the Chilean state-owned firm ENAP and Pecket Energy S.A.- The Vientos Patagónicos wind farm entails … Continue reading Elecnor is to build the 10-MW Vientos Patagónicos wind farm in southern Chile

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Latam signs renewables deal with Acciona

From September this year, ACCIONA will supply 100% renewable electricity to the two main facilities of LATAM Airlines Group. The contract is part of the framework of both companies’ commitment to reduce the effects of climate change. Through the contract, LATAM’s facilities at Arturo Merino Benítez Airport in Santiago de Chile, which include its corporate … Continue reading Latam signs renewables deal with Acciona

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Chile, China-funded wind farm boosts clean wind energy

The Punta Sierra wind farm is “diversifying the grid and making it much cleaner and sustainable,” Energy Minister Susana Jimenez said at the opening ceremony last week joined by China’s State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) and Chilean government officials. Since Chile in 2015 adopted the National Energy Policy 2050, the electricity sector has developed quickly, … Continue reading Chile, China-funded wind farm boosts clean wind energy

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Chile inaugurates Punta Sierra wind farm

The 32 wind turbines of the Punta Sierra wind power plant are ready to generate clean and renewable energy for Chile. It is the first Pacific Hydro wind farm in the country and the first wind farm financed by China State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) in the South American country. Pacific Hydro has boosted its … Continue reading Chile inaugurates Punta Sierra wind farm

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Senvion signs 205 MW wind energy project in Chile

Senvion has signed a conditional contract with GPG and Grupo Ibereólica Renovables for the supply of wind turbines with a total wind power capacity of 204.7 MW. The Cabo Leones II wind farm is located in the Atacama region and is Senvion’s largest project in Chile. The contract includes the supply of 89 Senvion 2.3M130 … Continue reading Senvion signs 205 MW wind energy project in Chile

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Cerro Dominador Closes $758 Million Financing For The First Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Latin America

Cerro Dominador, a Chilean company owned by investment funds managed by EIG Global Energy Partners (“EIG”), announced today the signing of the financing for its Concentrated Solar Power plant (CSP) located in the Atacama desert, in Chile. This milestone will allow the company to finalize the construction of the first combined CSP and photovoltaic project … Continue reading Cerro Dominador Closes $758 Million Financing For The First Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Latin America

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GE Renewable Energy awarded first wind energy deal in Chile

GE Renewable Energy today announced its first wind energy project in Chile with Arroyo Energy Compañía de Energías Renovables Limitada. GE will be supplying six 3.6 MW turbines with 137-meter rotors and 110 meters tower. The machines will be installed at El Maitén and El Nogal wind sites in the south of the country, representing … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy awarded first wind energy deal in Chile

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Acciona will build four renewables plants in Chile with an investment of 500 million euros

Over three years ACCIONA Energía will build two new photovoltaic plants and two wind farms in Chile, with a total capacity of around 400 MW and an investment of approximately 600 million dollars (around 500 million euros at current exchange rates). In early 2019 the company will start construction work on the 62 MWp capacity … Continue reading Acciona will build four renewables plants in Chile with an investment of 500 million euros

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ENAMI has awarded ACCIONA Energía its electricity supplies from renewable energy sources

The National Mining Company of Chile (ENAMI) has awarded ACCIONA Energía its electricity supplies from renewable energy sources starting in April 2018, under a long-term deal. The PPA contract will cover 100% of the electricity consumption of ENAMI’s plants, for which ACCIONA will build a new photovoltaic plant in the north of the country. Power … Continue reading ENAMI has awarded ACCIONA Energía its electricity supplies from renewable energy sources

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Acciona will supply renewable energy to Aguas Chañar, the concession company for the integrated water cycle in Atacama (Chile)

Aguas Chañar, a company that works in the production and distribution of potable water and the collection, treatment and disposal of wastewater in the region of Atacama (Chile), has awarded ACCIONA Energía the supply of electricity to its main facilities, consisting of 100% renewable energy generated by the company in Chile. Under the terms of … Continue reading Acciona will supply renewable energy to Aguas Chañar, the concession company for the integrated water cycle in Atacama (Chile)

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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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