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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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Ingeteam and Engie Group sign an O&M Full Service contract, a benchmark in the Chilean wind power sector

The Chilean wind power market has moved a step further towards the diversification and specialization of the Operation & Maintenance services. For the first time in the country, these services are to be provided by an independent company through Full-Service maintenance at the Monte Redondo Wind Farm, located in the region of Coquimbo in northern … Continue reading Ingeteam and Engie Group sign an O&M Full Service contract, a benchmark in the Chilean wind power sector

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Chile to auction areas for wind energy and solar power

Chile is set to auction off vast new areas of land for anyone who will use the space to develop solar power or wind energy projects. Chile has a fast growing renewable energy sector, setting a target that 20 percent of its energy will be renewable by 2025. The Chilean Ministry of National Assets made … Continue reading Chile to auction areas for wind energy and solar power

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Wind power in Chile: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm

Gamesa continues to make inroads into the Chilean market, having signed a new contract1 for the supply of 112 MW at a wind farm located in Chile.   Under the terms of the contract signed, Gamesa will transport, install and commission 56 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at this wind farm. Optimized for low and … Continue reading Wind power in Chile: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm

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ENVISION Confirms 10.5MW order from Petroquim for its First Wind Farm in Chile

Envision Energy, the world’s leading smart energy solution provider, will install 5 of its EN110-2.1MW turbines at 100m hub height in La Esperanza Wind Farm, located in the Negrete Municipality.   This contract marks Petroquim’s entrance into Chile’s renewable energy sector and Envision’s gradual positioning in the country, within a year from the installation and … Continue reading ENVISION Confirms 10.5MW order from Petroquim for its First Wind Farm in Chile

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Acciona will build the biggest photovoltaic plant in Latin America in Chile

ACCIONA Energía will construct the biggest photovoltaic plant in Latin America -El Romero Solar- in Chile, with an investment of 343 million dollars (307 million euros at current exchange rates). Located in the Atacama Desert, it will have a maximum capacity of 246.6 megawatts (MWp) -196 MW rated power-, making it one of the ten … Continue reading Acciona will build the biggest photovoltaic plant in Latin America in Chile

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SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval For 260 Megawatt Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Chile

SolarReserve, the industry leader in baseload solar power solutions and advanced solar thermal technology, has received environmental approval from the Chilean government to develop one of the world’s largest solar projects with energy storage. Utilizing SolarReserve’s proprietary solar thermal energy storage technology, the Copiapó Solar Project, scheduled to reach commercial operation in 2019, will deliver … Continue reading SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval For 260 Megawatt Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Chile

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Chilean mines are turning to renewable energy: CSP, PV and wind power

The mining industry requires a lot of energy to keep moving, and bottom lines depend on keeping the price of that energy as low as possible. To maintain efficiency, the mining industry seems to be increasingly looking to the renewable sector to supply its power, an action that is especially prevalent in Latin America regions … Continue reading Chilean mines are turning to renewable energy: CSP, PV and wind power

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