Enel Colombia begins building of 487MW plant

Jul 29, 2022 12:25 PM ET
  • Enel Green Power has started construction of a solar PV park of 486.7 MWdc in the north department of Atlántico in Colombia.
Enel Colombia begins building of 487MW plant
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The Guayepo I & II project has a financial investment value of US$ 290 million and also will certainly feature more than 820,000 solar panels, making it the 'largest' solar PV project in Colombia according to Eugenio Calderón, Colombia and Central America supervisor at Enel Green Power.

"We are proud to know that with our entrance in the department of Atlántico, we will place the area as a power center for the country," added Calderón.

The project will certainly have two 220MVA transformers that will certainly be credited raise the tension of the parks in order to transport the energy to a 500kV transmission line.

With a complete set up capacity of 3.6 GW in Colombia, mainly from hydropower, the energy has actually currently ended up building and construction of its very first solar plant with a capacity of 86.2 MW.

Enel has so far more than 1GW of sustainable projects in construction in Colombia, including its 187MWdc La Loma solar plant which was up previously it's biggest solar project in the country.

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