El Carpintero Solar PV Park is a 12MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Maule, Chile. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 12 12 Permitting Maule, Chile Blue Elephant Energy; PFV EL Carpintero

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Blue Elephant Energy and PFV EL Carpintero. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 51% and 49% respectively.

El Carpintero Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 16.2 hectares.

The project cost is expected to be around $12m.

The solar power project consists of 32,508 modules, each with 370W nameplate capacity.

90 inverters are likely to get installed at the project site.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Contractors Involved

The project will utilise trackers likely to be supplied by Jurchen Technology.

About Blue Elephant Energy

Blue Elephant Energy AG (Blue Elephant Energy) is a renewable energy company. It acquires and operates solar parks and onshore wind plants with a focus on western Europe. The company invests in development, construction, and operational phases of power plants. Blue Elephant Energy operates wind farms and solar parks across Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Dominican Republic, Spain, Greece and Chile. Some of the company’s major solar parks are Grossbeeren, Vouzance, Stadskanaal, Midden Groningen, Viridis and Megala Kalyvia. Its major wind farms are Danna, Schimmendorf, Oppido, Barkow, Lindenberg and Hassenhausen. The company has co-development agreements with a limited range of developers. Blue Elephant Energy is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany.

About PFV EL Carpintero

PFV EL Carpintero SpA (PFV EL) owns and operates Photovoltaic Park. PFV E is headquartered in Chile.

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