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Amanecer Solar CAP solar power project

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Current Stage In operation
Start:05/2013
Completion: 06/2014
Project Details

Description

The Amanecer Solar CAP project calls for the construction and operation of a 94MW solar power plant in Copiapó, in Chile's northern Atacama region (III). Developed by SunEdison Chile, the PV plant will feature 304,848 photovoltaic modules and will be interconnected to the country's central SIC grid under a power purchase agreement with Chilean steel company Grupo CAP. It will generate up to 270GWh per year, supplying mainly CAP's Cerro Moreno Norte iron ore mine. The project will require an investment of US$250mn and will employ 500 workers during construction and 25 as permanent staff when in operation.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Amanecer Solar CAP solar power project
Project Type
Solar
Development Phase
In operation
Project Status
Active
Project Capacity
94  MW (megawatt)  Solar
Investment
US$ 241mn
Completion Date
2014
Lifespan
25
Location

The Amanecer Solar CAP solar power complex is planned for the district of Copiapo in northern Chile's Atacama region III.

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