Quilapilun Solar PV Park is a 127MW solar PV power project. It is located in Santiago Metropolitan, 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 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in March 2017. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by SunEdison and is currently owned by Atlas Renewable Energy Chile with a stake of 100%.
Quilapilun Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 288 hectares.
The project generates 242GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 110,000 households, offsetting 125,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $256m.
The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in March 2017.
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.
The solar PV modules for the project were supplied by CHINT Group and SunEdison.
The inverters were procured from Ingeteam Corporacion for the project.
The project is utilising horizontal single axis trackers supplied by NEXTracker.
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SunEdison, Inc. (SunEdison) is a solar energy company that develops and sells photovoltaic energy solutions, and owns and operates clean power generation assets. The company also develops, manufactures and sells silicon wafer for the semiconductor industry. It also offers solar energy services to its clients that integrate the design, financing, installation, monitoring, operations and maintenance functions of the downstream solar market. SunEdison serves commercial customers including national retail chains and real estate property management firms; federal, state and municipal governments; utilities; and customers from the semiconductor industry. The company, together with its subsidiaries, manufacturing facilities and representative offices, operates in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Middle East and North Africa (MENA). SunEdison is headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri, the US. The company and some of its domestic and international subsidiaries have filed for reorganization under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in April 2016.