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November 29, 2021

Quillagua- Solar Park, Chile

By Carmen

Quillagua- Solar Park is a 640MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Antofagasta, Chile. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 640 640 Permitting Antofagasta, Chile Ventus Solaris

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Ventus Solaris.

Quillagua- Solar Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 254.8 hectares.

The project is expected to generate 1,680,000MWh electricity to offset 191,134t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $480m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Contractors Involved

Jinko Solar will be the supplier of the PV modules for the solar power project. The company is expected to provide 392,857 modules each with 280W of nameplate capacity.

The inverters are expected to be procured from SMA Solar Technology for the project.

Methodology

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