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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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Chile’s ambitious goals to lead renewable energy

The objective is that by 2050, 70% of the energy consumed in Chile is from sources such as solar thermal, photovoltaic or wind energy, which adds to the announcement of the decarbonization plan. Chile is inspiring the world with a significant expansion of solar energy, faster than any other country on the planet. (The State … Continue reading Chile’s ambitious goals to lead renewable energy

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Chile has great potential to exploit wind energy

The benefits of wind energy stand out for excluding any type of pollution. That is, they are energies that do not generate waste. Within this category is wind power, which in Chile has had significant growth. For some time now, Chile has been identified as one of the most attractive countries to develop renewable energy … Continue reading Chile has great potential to exploit wind energy

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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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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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