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Bío Bío will be a leader in wind energy in Chile in 2021

The province of Bío Bío is projected as a leader in wind energy in 2021. The portfolio seremi stressed that the energy produced in the area has increased by 100% since 2015. The drop in energy costs such as wind caused an increase in the number of projects of this type in the area. The … Continue reading Bío Bío will be a leader in wind energy in Chile in 2021

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Enel signs with Angloamerican in chile group’s largest renewable energy supply deal

Enel, through its Chilean subsidiary Enel Generación Chile, and global mining company AngloAmerican signed an agreement whereby Enel’s Chilean subsidiary will supply up to 3 TWh of renewable energy per year to AngloAmerican over a 10-year period, meeting the needs of the mining company’s operations in the country. This agreement is the largest renewable energy … Continue reading Enel signs with Angloamerican in chile group’s largest renewable energy supply deal

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First Concentrated Solar Power plant in Chile and Latin America has 80% progress

The concentrating solar thermal power plant is spread over 700 hectares and can already be appreciated from the air when the region overflies. Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power project, in María Elena, already has 7,000 heliostats that point to a tower where electricity is generated. This initiative will be one of the highlights at the … Continue reading First Concentrated Solar Power plant in Chile and Latin America has 80% progress

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ADVANCED ROUTE PLANNING HELPS TRANSPORT 61 WIND TURBINES IN CHILE

To transport the components, the contractor turned to ALE. Each wind turbine was made of concrete segments, as well as a nacelle, which houses the generator; a hub, to which the blades are attached; and the blades themselves. In total, there were 976 components. Chile’s Energy Route 2018-2022 is an initiative that hopes to bring … Continue reading ADVANCED ROUTE PLANNING HELPS TRANSPORT 61 WIND TURBINES IN CHILE

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Wind energy in Chile: wind farm for Angol will have 8 wind turbines

The first wind farm in Angol was approved by the Environmental Assessment Committee. It will have 8 wind turbines that will distribute the wind power to the Central Interconnected System. It is a wind power project that is included in the Plan Impulso Araucanía and which considers a 33.6 megawatts wind energy plant, which will … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile: wind farm for Angol will have 8 wind turbines

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Senvion completes installations of key wind energy projects in growth markets

Senvion has successfully completed the installation of three key wind farm projects in Chile and Australia. In Chile, the Sarco and Aurora wind power projects consist of 93 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of around 299 MW. In Australia, the Pacific Hydro Crowlands Wind Farm features 39 Senvion MM92 turbines. The commissioning of … Continue reading Senvion completes installations of key wind energy projects in growth markets

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Wind power in Chile: Wind Farm in Magallanes concludes

The construction of the new Wind Farm Patagónicos, promoted by ENAP in partnership with Pecket Energy in the Magallanes Region, took a key step this week, after completing the concreting of the bases of its three wind turbines. It is worth mentioning that this construction stage was very sensitive to weather conditions, and if not … Continue reading Wind power in Chile: Wind Farm in Magallanes concludes

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Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power sign further 84 MW wind energy order for wind power project in Chile

Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd (“Mainstream”) have signed a wind power contract for 20 Senvion 4.2M148 wind turbines for the Alena wind farm project in Chile. This is the third conditional contract within a month. The three contracts signed are for a total of 424 MW and the contract scope includes the delivery, installation … Continue reading Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power sign further 84 MW wind energy order for wind power project in Chile

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Acciona starts the construction of its second photovoltaic plant in Atacama (Chile)

Within the framework of the investment program that ACCIONA Energía is carrying out in Chile, the company has begun the construction of the Almeyda solar plant, the second with photovoltaic technology installed in the Atacama region, mainly to support the electricity supply contract signed with the National Mining Company (ENAMI). Located in the municipalities of … Continue reading Acciona starts the construction of its second photovoltaic plant in Atacama (Chile)

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Senvion signs 340 MW conditional wind turbines contracts with Mainstream Renewable Power in Chile

Senvion has signed conditional orders with global wind energy and solar development company Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd (“Mainstream”) for 81 Senvion 4.2 MW wind turbines in Chile. The project scope includes the delivery, installation and commissioning of 37 Senvion 4.2M148 wind turbines for the Tchamma wind farm and a further 44 Senvion 4.2M118 wind turbines … Continue reading Senvion signs 340 MW conditional wind turbines contracts with Mainstream Renewable Power in Chile

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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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