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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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Enel Green Power Chile begins construction of its new wind power plant in La Araucanía

Enel Green Power Chile, a subsidiary of Enel Chile, began construction work on its new Renaico II wind power plant, located in the commune of the same name in the Araucanía Region. This new wind energy plant is made up of two wind farms: Las Viñas wind farm of 58.5 MW and Puelche wind farm … Continue reading Enel Green Power Chile begins construction of its new wind power plant in La Araucanía

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Mainstream achieves 30% progress in wind energy project in Chile

Mainstream reported that it reached 30% progress in the first phase of the Andes Renovables project, which consists of the construction of four renewable energy parks in three regions of the country and that will generate a total of 571 MW of clean energy, equivalent to the consumption of 680 thousand homes. Specifically, the portfolio … Continue reading Mainstream achieves 30% progress in wind energy project in Chile

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The Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power plant, the first in Chile and Latin America, installs its solar receiver at a height of 220 meters

This is one of the latest milestones in the construction of the solar thermal project being carried out by Acciona and Abengoa in the Atacama desert (Chile) and owned by EIG Global Energy Partners.Weighing 2,300 tons, this highly complex piece will concentrate the solar radiation projected from the 10,600 heliostats surrounding the tower.It is the … Continue reading The Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power plant, the first in Chile and Latin America, installs its solar receiver at a height of 220 meters

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Chile could build Concentrated Solar Power at $76/MWh

Concentrating Solar Power plants could be built at a levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of $76/MWh near the city of Copiapo in northern Chile, according to a report by researchers at Santiago’s Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria and the Fraunhofer Chile Research Foundation. The researchers estimated solar thermal production, capital costs, operational costs and financial … Continue reading Chile could build Concentrated Solar Power at $76/MWh

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Cerro Dominador finished smelting 46,000 tons of molten salts for concentrated solar power project

As reported by the company developing the solar thermal project, «the salts produced by the SQM mining company have the capacity to conserve the energy captured during the day by the concentrating solar power plant and maintain it in a tank storage system.» The development of the Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power project met a … Continue reading Cerro Dominador finished smelting 46,000 tons of molten salts for concentrated solar power project

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Cerro Dominador, the first concentrated solar power tower plant in Latin America, raises its receiver at 220 meters high

This is one of the last milestones in the construction of the solar thermal project executed by Abengoa and Acciona in the Atacama Desert (Chile) and owned by EIG Global Energy Partners. Weighing 2,300 tons, this highly complex piece will concentrate the solar radiation reflected from the 10,600 heliostats that surround the tower. This is … Continue reading Cerro Dominador, the first concentrated solar power tower plant in Latin America, raises its receiver at 220 meters high

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Wind energy in Chile, Nordex’s 33 wind turbines for 156 MW wind farm

Nordex has received a large order for building a wind farm with wind turbines from the Delta4000 generation in Chile. The 156 MW wind farm will comprise 33 N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines. In addition to this, the customer has opted for the Premium Service for a period of 15 years. The wind farm is located 30 … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile, Nordex’s 33 wind turbines for 156 MW wind farm

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Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power project has culminated another important phase

The pioneering Cerro Dominador solar thermal project has culminated another important phase in its development process with the start of salt fusion works. This concentrating solar power project, in which MMYPEM participates, aims to build a 100MW photovoltaic plant and the first solar thermal plant in Latin America, which will have another 110MW of capacity … Continue reading Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power project has culminated another important phase

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Wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic progress in Chile

Chile builds the Cerro Dominador concentrating solar thermal power plant, the first concentrated solar power in Latin America, and will soon replace coal with wind power and photovoltaic energy. 2019 was a great year for solar energy in Chile. It maintained its place as the leading source in renewable generation and, according to the projections … Continue reading Wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic progress in Chile

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Wind power in Chile, Goldwind’s wind turbines for Chile wind farm

Goldwind South America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co Ltd (Goldwind) announced that it has secured a wind turbine supply order from Enel Green Power (EGP) for a wind energy project in southern Chile. At a signing ceremony held on November 28th in Santiago, Chile, Goldwind South America sales director, Li … Continue reading Wind power in Chile, Goldwind’s wind turbines for Chile wind farm

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Chile closes coal plants and bets on wind energy and solar power

Chile will have the first concentrated solar power plant in Latin America (cerro Dominador) and for years it has been promoting the use of wind energy. On the last day of the year 2019, the company Enel Generación Chile carried out the disconnection and cessation of operations of the Tarapacá Plant, which it planned to … Continue reading Chile closes coal plants and bets on wind energy and solar power

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Wind Power in Chile, Wind Farm Project in Los Angeles

In the qualification stage is the “Rarinco Wind Farm” project in the Bío Bío Evaluation Service units. The US $ 280 million wind energy initiative consists of the construction and operation of thirty-six wind turbines for the generation of electricity, which will be located in the commune of Los Angeles, an area that has been … Continue reading Wind Power in Chile, Wind Farm Project in Los Angeles

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Wind power in Chile, wind farms in Atacama

By June 2020, the completion of the construction works for the first phase of the Cabo Leones III wind farm, located in the commune of Freirina, Atacama Region, and belonging to the Ibereólica Renovables Group is contemplated. The wind energy project is made up of 22 wind turbines, which will provide a combined capacity of … Continue reading Wind power in Chile, wind farms in Atacama

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Enercon to supply Chile’s biggest wind energy project with quake proof tower

Enercon signs an agreement to provide EP5 wind turbines for the 607 MW Horizonte wind power project in the Atacama Desert. Due to the site’s position across two tectonic plates, Enercon is modifying the modular steel tower to meet the seismic code — a Chilean building regulation designed to protect property and life in case … Continue reading Enercon to supply Chile’s biggest wind energy project with quake proof tower

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Wind energy in Chile, Nordex to supply N149 wind turbines for an 86 MW wind farm for Mainstream Renewable Power

Nordex has received its first order for its N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines from Chile. Mainstream Renewable Power, the global wind and solar development company, has ordered 18 wind turbines from the Delta4000 series for the “Alena” wind farm. The Nordex Group will supply the N149 wind turbines in the 4.8 MW operating mode. Mainstream has also … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile, Nordex to supply N149 wind turbines for an 86 MW wind farm for Mainstream Renewable Power

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Vestas reinforces its leadership in Chile’s wind energy with 185 MW

The Cerro Tigre wind power project also reinforces Vestas’ leadership in the Southern Cone region, comprising Chile, Argentina and Uruguay, where the company holds a 50 percent market share. The global wind and solar development company, Mainstream Renewable Power has placed a 185 MW order for the Cerro Tigre wind farm, to be located in … Continue reading Vestas reinforces its leadership in Chile’s wind energy with 185 MW

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Wind energy in Chile, Vestas supplies wind turbines to Mainstream’s wind farm

The global wind power and solar development company, Mainstream Renewable Power has placed a 185 MW order for the Cerro Tigre wind farm, to be located in the Antofagasta region, in Chile. The contract includes the supply and installation of 44 V117-4.2 MW wind turbines, as well as an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile, Vestas supplies wind turbines to Mainstream’s wind farm

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Ibero-American Renewable Associations will sign renewable energy commitment at COP25

The 12 associations that have made this commitment will be: Spanish Wind Energy  Association (AEE Spain), APPA Renewable, Protermosolar and UNEF (Spain), ACERA (Chile), AEEREE (Ecuador), AMDEE and ASOLMEX (Mexico), AUDER (Uruguay), Cader (Argentina), SER Colombia and SPR (Peru).Within the framework of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change – or better known as COP25 … Continue reading Ibero-American Renewable Associations will sign renewable energy commitment at COP25

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The Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power, in Chile, is 85%

The Spanish companies Abengoa and Acciona have celebrated this week the manufacture and assembly of the last of the heliostats that form the solar field of Cerro Dominador: the first solar thermal plant in the tower of Latin America, owned by the funds managed by EIG Global Energy Partners and our construction is being carried … Continue reading The Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power, in Chile, is 85%

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