Ingeteam to supply control and measurement system to photovoltaic plant in Latin America

16 October 2016 (Last Updated October 16th, 2016 18:30)

Ingeteam is to supply the control, protection and measurement system of the El Romero Photovoltaic Plant's booster substation in Chile for its client, Acciona Energía.

Ingeteam is to supply the control, protection and measurement system of the El Romero Photovoltaic Plant's booster substation in Chile for its client, Acciona Energía.

Through its Chilean branch Ingeteam SpA, Ingeteam will deliver the complete control, measurement and protection system for the plant.

The system comprises the detailed electrical engineering, cabinet supply, digital equipment from its INGEPAC EF family with IEC61850 technology, in addition to the logic project, substation commissioning, and connection to several telecontrol desks.

"This new deal joins the several projects developed by Ingeteam in Chile."

This new deal joins the several projects developed by Ingeteam in Chile.

Ingeteam said that protection, control and measurement systems have been installed in more than 500MW of renewable energy projects.

The El Romero Photovoltaic Plant has 246.6MW-196MW rated, making it one of the ten largest photovoltaic plants in the world.

The photovoltaic plant sells its energy to the grid through a 220kV/33kV substation formed by a 220kV line position, a transformer and 12 medium-voltage circuits.


Image: Ingeteam to supply control and measurement system to PV plant in Latin America. Photo: courtesy of Ingeteam.