Mejillones IEM1 Project is a 375MW coal fired power project. It is located in Antofagasta, Chile. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 375 375 Active Antofagasta, Chile Engie Energia Chile


The project is developed and owned by Engie Energia Chile. The company has a stake of 52.8%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant.

The project cost is $1,100m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in May 2019.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Sistema Interconectado Central under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years.

Contractors Involved

SK Engineering & Construction was selected to render EPC services for the coal fired power project.

Doosan Skoda Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Coal fired project. The company provided 1 steam turbine with 375MW nameplate capacity.

Doosan Skoda Power supplied electric generator for the project.

Doosan supplied steam boiler for the project.

About Engie Energia Chile

Engie Energia Chile SA (Engie Energia), a subsidiary of Engie Chile SA, is an energy utility that generates, transmits, and supplies electricity; purchases, sells and transports liquid, solid and gaseous fuels; consulting services in the fields of engineering and business management; and provides electric system maintenance and repair, and port infrastructure services. The company produces electricity using coal, natural gas, fuel oil, and renewable sources. Engie Energia operates Chapiquina power plant, Águila Solar Farm , Pampa Camarones Solar Farm , BatteriesArica , Los Loros Solar Farm , Andacollo Solar Farm , Monte Redondo Windfarm . Mejillones Thermal Power Complex , Laja Power Plant ,Iquique Power Plant, Tamaya Power Plant, Arica Solar farm, Arica Power Plant, Hornitos Power Plant, Mejillones Thermal Complex, Andina Power Plant, and Tocopilla Thermal Complex. It serves mining, industrial and power distribution utilities in the north of Chile, and central and south zones. Engie Energia is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.


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