Sarco Wind Farm is a 170MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Atacama, 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2019. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Aela Energia and is currently owned by Innergex Renewable Energy with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 740GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 270,000 households, offsetting 69,358t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $354m.

The Sarco Wind Farm (Sarco Wind Farm_Phase I), has 93m high towers.

The Sarco Wind Farm (Sarco Wind Farm_Phase II), has 93m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 2019.

Contractors involved

CJR Renewables SGPS was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Senvion was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 50 units of 3.4M114 turbines, each with 3.4MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 10 years.

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About Aela Energia

Aela Energia SpA (Aela Energia) is a renewable energy generation company which develops, acquires, owns and operates hydroelectric facilities, wind farms,and solar photovoltaic facilities. Aela Energia is headquartered in Santiago,Chile.


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