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AES Chile puts into operation Los Olmos wind farm that will provide energy to Google

The wind farm located in Mulchén, Biobío Region, has an installed capacity of 110 MW, through 23 wind turbines of 4.8 MW of power.The park located in Mulchén, Biobío Region, has an installed capacity of 110 MW, through 23 wind turbines of 4.8 MW of individual power. Its commercial operation began on January 19, 2022. … Continue reading AES Chile puts into operation Los Olmos wind farm that will provide energy to Google

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Bío Bío (Chile) approves the Viento Sur Wind Farm

The wind power initiative will consist of up to 43 wind turbines, which will have a nominal power of 5 MW each, totaling a nominal installed power of up to 215 MW. A period of two years is estimated for the construction and subsequent commissioning of the wind farm.The evaluation council of the Regional Government … Continue reading Bío Bío (Chile) approves the Viento Sur Wind Farm

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Innergex Renewable Energy acquires 332 MW of wind power in Chile

Innergex Energía Renovable Inc. (TSX: INE) (“Innergex” or the “Company”) announces that it has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the common shares of Aela Generación S.A. and Aela Energía SpA (both known as “Aela”), a 332 MW portfolio comprised of three recently built and operating wind assets in Chile for a purchase price … Continue reading Innergex Renewable Energy acquires 332 MW of wind power in Chile

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Ships the first wind turbine that will produce green hydrogen in Chile

The wind turbine that will generate renewable energy for the Highly Innovative Fuels (HIF) demonstration plant in Magallanes has already been shipped in Shanghai. It is expected to arrive in Puerto Mardones after a journey of nearly 30 days on BBC Africa. “We continue to advance with our hydrogen-based eFuels project. The privileged winds of … Continue reading Ships the first wind turbine that will produce green hydrogen in Chile

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Nordex Group receives orders from South America for 245 MW

Statkraft places order with Nordex Group for 80 MW in Brazil. Another developer places order for 165 MW in Chile. In December 2021, the Nordex Group received orders from South America for 245 MW. The Norwegian company Statkraft – Europe’s largest producer of renewable energies – placed an order for the supply and installation of … Continue reading Nordex Group receives orders from South America for 245 MW

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Enel Green Power awarded 16.9 million US dollars for green hydrogen proyect with HIF in Magallanes, Chile

The Faro del Sur Project by Enel Green Power Chile and Highly Innovative Fuels (HIF) was awarded close to 16.9 million US dollars, the highest amount ever granted to a single project in the “First Call for Green Hydrogen Project Funding in Chile,” organized by Chile’s Production Development Corporation (Corfo, from its Spanish acronym). The … Continue reading Enel Green Power awarded 16.9 million US dollars for green hydrogen proyect with HIF in Magallanes, Chile

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Nordex receives order for 110 MW of wind power from Statkraft in Chile

Follow-up order for N163 / 5.X wind turbines from South America. The largest European producer of renewable energy, the Norwegian Statkraft, has placed an order from the Nordex Group for 19 N163 / 5.X turbines for Chile. The order also includes a three-year Premium Service contract. The Delta4000 turbines are destined for the 110 MW … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 110 MW of wind power from Statkraft in Chile

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Enel Chile starts construction of new solar plants and announces battery-powered wind farms

As part of its Investor Day, Enel Chile announced new renewable projects that are part of its 2022-2024 Strategic Plan. In the North, the construction of two photovoltaic projects for approximately 773 MW will begin. At the same time, in the south, the development of two battery-powered wind farms will begin, the first of their … Continue reading Enel Chile starts construction of new solar plants and announces battery-powered wind farms

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Vientos Patagónicos Wind Farm celebrates one year providing wind energy to Magallanes

One year after starting its operations, the Vientos Patagónicos wind farm has achieved a plant factor of 43% and consolidates its potential by injecting 27,132 MWh of wind power into the Punta Arenas Electric System to date. Developed by ENAP and Pecket Energy in Cabo Negro, this complex has been achieving good levels of reliability … Continue reading Vientos Patagónicos Wind Farm celebrates one year providing wind energy to Magallanes

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Iberdrola bids to construct and operate a 1,500 km power line in Chile with investment over $2.5 billion

The company continues its commitment to develop modern electricity networks, which accounts for half of planned investments to 2025 and 2030, and to investing in new growth markets. Iberdrola leads a consortium made up of the Spanish network infrastructure specialist Elecnor, with over a decade of experience in Chile, and the Dutch pension fund APG … Continue reading Iberdrola bids to construct and operate a 1,500 km power line in Chile with investment over $2.5 billion

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Groundbreaking ceremony for first green hydrogen pilot plant in Magallanes, Chile

AME and Enel are partners in this project, co-developing renewable generation (wind energy) and green hydrogen production. The groundbreaking for Chile’s first industrial-scale pilot plant for green hydrogen production located in Cabo Negro, north of Punta Arenas, took place today. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Energy and Mining, Juan Carlos Jobet, along … Continue reading Groundbreaking ceremony for first green hydrogen pilot plant in Magallanes, Chile

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World record low bid of 39,99/MWh for Concentrated Solar Power in Chile’s auction

The renewable energy auction held this week by the Chilean National Energy Commission (CNE) has not only seen the lowest bid ever recorded for a large scale PV project in Latin America – $0.01332/kWh – but has also delivered a bid of $0.0399/kWh for a concentrated solar power (CSP) project, which is the lowest offer … Continue reading World record low bid of 39,99/MWh for Concentrated Solar Power in Chile’s auction

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Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power plant inaugurated in Chile

The concentrated solar power plant, built by a consortium formed by Abengoa and Acciona for EIG Global Energy Partners, has a capacity of 110 MW and is the first of its kind built in Latin America. Yesterday, June 8, the Cerro Dominador solar thermal plant was officially inaugurated. It has been built by a consortium … Continue reading Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power plant inaugurated in Chile

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EIG-Owned Cerro Dominador Inaugurates Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant in Chile

First CSP Plant in Latin America to Provide 100% Renewable Energy on 24-Hour Basis. Facility to Supply Chilean National Electrical System with Flexible, Reliable and Safe Energy. EIG, a leading institutional investor to the global energy sector and one of the world’s leading infrastructure investors, today announced the inauguration of the Cerro Dominador solar complex … Continue reading EIG-Owned Cerro Dominador Inaugurates Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant in Chile

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EDP Renewables enters Chile with 628 MW wind energy and solar portfolio

EDP Renewables, part of EDP group, increases its worldwide footprint with its 16th market. This expansion reinforces EDPR’s strategic presence in Latin America, where it currently has 0.4 GW of operating capacity in Brazil and it is developing 1.6 GW in the Brazilian and Colombian markets. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a global leader in the … Continue reading EDP Renewables enters Chile with 628 MW wind energy and solar portfolio

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Wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic energy displace coal in Chile

Projection of the Electrical Coordinator assumes compliance with the installation plan of 2,450 MW of solar, plus another 1,540 MW of wind power. Thus, the sum of these energy sources, hydro NCRE, geothermal energy and others, will exceed the contribution of coal. Coal as a source of electricity generation in Chile has an expiration date. … Continue reading Wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic energy displace coal in Chile

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Enel Green Power installs the first full-scale wave energy converter in Chile

The wave converter – the first of its kind in Latin America – was installed on the coast of the Valparaíso Region and will allow the study of marine energy generation in actual oceanic conditions. Enel Green Power Chile, Enel Chile’s renewable energy subsidiary, installed the PB3 PowerBuoy, the first full-scale wave energy converter off … Continue reading Enel Green Power installs the first full-scale wave energy converter in Chile

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Statkraft to build its first wind power plants in Chile

Statkraft, Europe’s largest renewable energy generator, will build its first wind farms in Chile, expanding its renewable energy generation capacity in the South American country amid an increasing demand for hydro, wind and solar power in the southernmost nation in the world. Combined with the company’s existing hydropower assets, Statkraft will reach a generating capacity … Continue reading Statkraft to build its first wind power plants in Chile

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Chile’s Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power plant synced with the grid

The 110-MW Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Chile has been successfully synchronised with the Chilean SEN grid system. The solar thermal plant will inject electricity into the grid in stages over the coming months. “Synchronization kicks off first phase. We then move on to the second phase, which is calibration of the … Continue reading Chile’s Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power plant synced with the grid

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