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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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Wind energy in Chile, Sacyr develops its first wind farms

Sacyr participates in the construction of two wind farms in Chile, totaling 241 MW. The wind energy project executed by Sacyr Industrial covers the civil and electrical BOP of the parks and all the necessary support infrastructure for the evacuation of energy. This contract consolidates Sacyr’s industrial activity in the South American country. With the … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile, Sacyr develops its first wind farms

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Mainstream Renewable Power closes a wind energy and solar power financing agreement in Chile

The company has a financial closure totaling US $ 580 million to build the first phase of its 1.3 GW Andes Renovables project, which it will build in Chile.Mainstream Renewable Power (Mainstream) has obtained $ 580 million in financing for the construction of the first phase of one of the largest wind and solar generation … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power closes a wind energy and solar power financing agreement in Chile

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Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power developer plans larger plants in Chile

The ground-breaking 110 MW Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power plant could start commissioning by end of 2019 and the fund-owned developer is studying larger projects at three other sites in northern Chile, Francisco Vizcaino, Project Director at Cerro Dominador, told New Energy Update. After a troubled start, Latin America’s first utility-scale Concentrating Solar Power plant … Continue reading Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power developer plans larger plants in Chile

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OPDEnergy enters the wind energy business with its first wind farm in Chile

OPDEnergy starts its wind energy activity in Chile with the construction of a park in the town of La Estrella, located in the O’Higgins regionThe park will have an installed capacity of 50 MW, thanks to the start-up of 11 wind turbines that will be supplied by Siemens GamesaThe wind turbine technology to be implemented … Continue reading OPDEnergy enters the wind energy business with its first wind farm in Chile

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Three new wind energy contracts in Chile for Siemens Gamesa

The supply of the 82 SG 4.5-145 wind turbines destined for these wind farm projects is planned for next year. Siemens Gamesa has recently signed three new contracts in Chile for the supply of 359 MW to several customers, which increases the entry of orders in the country to 640 MW during fiscal year 2019, … Continue reading Three new wind energy contracts in Chile for Siemens Gamesa

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Wind energy in Chile: EPM, sells Los Cururos wind farm

L os Cururos Wind Farm has an installed capacity of 109.6 MW and 57 wind turbines. Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) sold its shares in Los Cururos Wind Farm in Chile for 138 million dollars to AES Gener S.A. and its subsidiary Norgener Renovables SpA, the company said Tuesday. “The total value of the operation … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile: EPM, sells Los Cururos wind farm

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