Renewables specialist Enel Inexperienced Energy Chile, a part of utility group Enel Chile, has inaugurated a ten.8-MW distributed technology (DG) photo voltaic farm within the Santiago Metropolitan area, a mission it delivered in partnership with Spain-based PV developer IM2 Photo voltaic.
The 2 firms have an settlement that dates again to 2021 to put in 75 MW of small-scale photo voltaic farms that may function below a particular regulatory framework designed for small DG energy vegetation, or PMGDs as they’re identified in Chile.
The La Colonia DG photo voltaic farm that was simply unveiled is a USD-7.7-million (EUR 7.1m) growth positioned near the Chilean capital, Enel Chile mentioned. It’s made up of 23,490 bifacial modules, that are anticipated to generate 23,550 MWh of electrical energy per 12 months.
Enel Inexperienced Energy Chile has 17 tasks in its PMGD portfolio, with 9 of them linked and eight below development. The agency plans to proceed working alongside IM2 Photo voltaic on all these tasks within the coming years, Enel Chile mentioned.
There are about 2,045 MW of PMGD energy vegetation in Chile, in line with a June 2022 replace by the Chilean power fee. Over 75% of them are photo voltaic PV farms, with the rest utilizing wind, biomass, water and fossil fuels as an influence supply.
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