Valle de los Vientos wind farm is a 90MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Antofagasta, Chile. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2013.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||90||90||–||Active||Antofagasta, Chile||Parque Eolico Valle de Los Vientos; Sowitec Group|
The project was developed by Parque Eolico Valle de Los Vientos and Sowitec Group. Enel Green Power Chile and Enel Chile are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 99.99% and 0.01% respectively.
The project generates 219,300MWh electricity thereby offsetting 167,404t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $170m.
The Tubular Steel towers installed at the project site are 80m high.
The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2013.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 45 units of V100-2.0 MW turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.
Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2013, for a period of 5 years.
About Sowitec Group
Sowitec Group Gmbh (Sowitec) is a renewable energy company that develops wind power projects. The company offers services such as planning, designing, realisation, commercial management, energy yields and wind farm profitability calculations, technical management, and carbon emission trading of wind energy projects. It provides wind measurements, project construction management, wind surveying, engineering, operational management, trading, carbon market solutions, registration of CDM projects and wind power trading services, and individual advice and consultancy services. Sowitec develops and operates wind farms in Germany, Mexico, France, Chile, the UK, Belgium, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Peru, Russia, Thailand and Uraguay. Sowitec is headquartered in Sonnenbuhl, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.
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