Enel turns turf on 163MW Chile solar

Nov 17, 2020 02:56 PM ET
  • PV farm in Atacama Desert schedules on online in mid-2021
Enel turns turf on 163MW Chile solar
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Enel Green Power Chile has begun building of the 160MW Sol de Lila photovoltaic or pv task in the Atacama Desert, in Chile's Antofagasta area.

Start-up is scheduled for July 2021.

Enel Green Power Chile CEO James Lee Stancampiano claimed: "With the construction of the Sol de Lila plant, we continue to progress in our challenging growth strategy towards an energy matrix based upon renewable resources, thus promoting a simply energy shift for Chile.

" In these tough times, renewable resources are a pertinent engine for reactivating the entire economic system with task development.

" Our dedication is to establish as well as develop this plant, as well as all the others already unfinished, with optimum respect for the atmosphere and also the neighboring neighborhoods."

Sol de Lila will certainly have 407,400 bifacial monocrystalline PV panels and also will certainly utilize almost 450 employees throughout building.

Enel Green Power Chile is a subsidiary of Enel Chile and has actually expanded portfolio that consists of wind (641MW), solar (492MW), hydroelectric (92MW), and geothermal (41MW).

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