Vientos del Loa is a 204.6MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Antofagasta, Chile. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. 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
Onshore 204.6 204.6 Permitting Antofagasta, Chile Engie Energia Chile


The project is being developed and currently owned by Engie Energia Chile.

The project cost is expected to be around $246m.

The wind power project consists of 33 turbines, each with 6.2MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

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

About Engie Energia Chile

Engie Energia Chile SA (Engie Energia), a subsidiary of Engie Chile SA, is an energy utility that generates, transmits, and supplies electricity; purchases, sells and transports liquid, solid and gaseous fuels; consulting services in the fields of engineering and business management; and provides electric system maintenance and repair, and port infrastructure services. The company produces electricity using coal, natural gas, fuel oil, and renewable sources. Engie Energia operates Chapiquina power plant, Águila Solar Farm , Pampa Camarones Solar Farm , BatteriesArica , Los Loros Solar Farm , Andacollo Solar Farm , Monte Redondo Windfarm . Mejillones Thermal Power Complex , Laja Power Plant ,Iquique Power Plant, Tamaya Power Plant, Arica Solar farm, Arica Power Plant, Hornitos Power Plant, Mejillones Thermal Complex, Andina Power Plant, and Tocopilla Thermal Complex. It serves mining, industrial and power distribution utilities in the north of Chile, and central and south zones. Engie Energia is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.


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