Abengoa-Atacama 1 Solar PV Park is a 100MW solar PV power project. It is located in Antofagasta, Chile. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2017. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Abengoa Solar and is currently owned by Cerro Dominador.
Abengoa-Atacama 1 Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 300 hectares.
The project supplies enough clean energy to power 110,000 households, offsetting 400,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $200m.
The project consists of 392,000 modules.
The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2017.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Comision Nacional de Energia under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years, starting from 2020.
Abengoa Solar was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.
Abengoa Solar is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.
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About Abengoa Solar
Abengoa Solar SA (Abengoa Solar), a subsidiary of Abengoa SA is an alternative energy company that offers solar power generation solutions. The company develops, builds and operates commercial concentrating solar power and photovoltaic power plants. It offers management services in the development, design, engineering, procurement and construction of parabolic trough, tower solar thermal plants and PV plants; design, manufacture and marketing of components for solar plants developed both within Abengoa solar and in collaboration with partners; and others. Abengoa Solar also provides engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) turnkey services of its solar thermal and photovoltaic plants. The company operates in the US, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Spain, Algeria, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, China, India and Australia. Abengoa Solar is headquartered in Seville, Spain.