Sonnedix's 170MW project in Chile starts procedures

Feb 15, 2021 11:08 AM ET
  • Independent power manufacturer Sonnedix started operations at a 170MW solar plant in Chile, the firm's biggest PV project to-date. The plant, located in the nation's Pica neighborhood, came online on 30 January, roughly 19 months after building and construction initial started.
Sonnedix's 170MW project in Chile starts procedures

Sonnedix prompted Metka EGN as EPC specialist for the Atacama project, which was constructed with around half a million Jinko Solar mono panels and also 48 Power Electronics central inverters.

The power manufacturer has also safeguarded a lasting power acquisition contract (PPA) with exclusive mining company Collahuasi on the plant. It is expected to generate around 470GWh of clean electricity annually, according to Sergio del Campo, depictive supervisor of Sonnedix Chile.

Axel Thiemann, CEO of Sonnedix, called the announcement "a large turning point for Sonnedix, as well as an essential step to broaden using solar in Chile, as well as worldwide."

The company has worked to enhance its worldwide impact over the past couple of months. It obtained a 3MW capability solar plant in Sicily from ICS S.r.l, and a 15.7 MW PV suite in Spain from Danish institutional financiers at the start of February, and grabbed 4 solar plants in Chile at the beginning of the year.

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