Punta Sierra Wind Farm is an 81.6MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Coquimbo, Chile. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2018.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||81.6||81.6||–||Active||Coquimbo, Chile||Pacific Hydro|
The project is developed and owned by Pacific Hydro.
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 cost is $140m.
The project has 150m high towers.
The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2016 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2018.
Xinjiang 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.
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.
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