Atacama Wind Farm is a 165.3MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Atacama, Chile. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.
The project is being developed and currently owned by Grupo Ibereolica Renovables and Repsol. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.
The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 155,000 households, to offset 324,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $314.07m.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.
Nordex will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 29 units of N163/5.X turbines, each with 5.7MW nameplate capacity.
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About Grupo Ibereolica Renovables
Grupo Ibereolica Renovables (Grupo Ibereolica) is a renewable energy company that generates and distributes electricity. The company generates energy from renewable sources such as solar, hydro and wind and nuclear sources. It utilizes solar thermal and photovoltaic technology to produce renewable solar energy. Grupo Ibereolica also provides engineering, construction, operation of electric power generation facilities from renewable sources and maintenance services. The company conducts research and development on new technologies for improving the resource utilization to produce renewable energy. It operates in Chile, Peru and Brazil. Grupo Ibereolica is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.
Repsol SA (Repsol) is an integrated oil and gas company. The company carries out oil and natural gas exploration and production, supplies and trades crude oil and products, refines oil; produces and markets petroleum products, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and petrochemicals. It operates refineries in Spain and Peru. The company markets fuels directly through a network of retail stations and sales distributors. It also carries out the generation, transmission, distribution and commercialization of electricity. The company has a presence in North America, Africa, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Oceania. Repsol is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.