Punta Sierra Wind Farm is an 81.6MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Coquimbo, Chile. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2018. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by China Power International Holding and Pacific Hydro. The project is currently owned by China Power International Holding with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 282GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 170,000 households, offsetting 100,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The project has 150m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2018.

Contractors involved

Goldwind Science & Technology was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 32 units of GW 2.5/121 turbines, each with 2.55MW nameplate capacity.

Goldwind International Holdings (HongKong) is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 10 years.

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About China Power International Holding

China Power International Holding Ltd (CPIH), a subsidiary of State Power Investment Corp Ltd, is an energy company. Its business activities include development, investment, construction, and operation of conventional power, integrated smart energy, new energy, and hydrogen projects. The company generates electricity from hydro power, photovoltaic, coal, biomass, and gas-electric sources. CPIH's project portfolio includes Sao Simao power plant, MW La confluencia hydropower plant, MW Cordington wind farm, and Santa Maria solar farm, among others. The company operates projects in China, Brazil, Pakistan, Hong Kong, Mexico, Vietnam, Australia, Chile, Germany, and Kazakhstan, among others. CPIH is headquartered in Wanchai, Hong Kong.

About Pacific Hydro

Pacific Hydro Pty Ltd (Pacific Hydro) a subsidiary of State Power Investment Corporation, is an energy solutions provider that undertakes the development and operations of the renewable power projects. The company offers wind, hydro, solar and geothermal power projects at varying stages of development, construction and operation. It also operates hydro and wind assets, and has a development pipeline. Pacific Hydro operates through various businesses across Brazil, Australia, and Chile. The company also has operating assets and development projects in South Australia, New South Wales, Western Australia and Victoria. Pacific Hydro is headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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