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Argentina awards 1,282 MW in RenovAR 1.5 tender

RenovAr 1.5 winners announcement

November 28 (SeeNews) - The Argentine government on Friday awarded 1,281.5 MW of renewable energy capacity under round 1.5 of its renewable energy programme, RenovAR.

A total of 30 projects were selected under this additional tender, including 10 wind projects, representing 765.4 MW of capacity and 20 solar schemes, totalling 516.2 MW.

The total capacity awarded is more than double the 600 MW the government had said it was seeking. The average price achieved was USD 54 (EUR 51) per MWh, while the lowest price was USD 46 per MWh for the Pampa wind project.

The winning wind projects are in the table below.

Capacity (MW) Name Bidder Province
100 Pampa SINOHYDRO CORTPORATION
LIMITED
BUENOS AIRES
38 Vientos de Necochea 1 CENTRALES DE LA COSTA
ATLANTICA SA
BUENOS AIRES
98 Miramar ISOLUX INGENIERIA SA BUENOS AIRES
37 La Banderita FACUNDO FRAVEGA LA PAMPA
100 Pomona I GENNEIA SA RIO NEGRO
100 Del Bicentenario PETROQUIMICA COMODORO
RIVADAVIA SA
SANTA CRUZ
100 Loma blanca 6 ISOLUX INGENIERIA SA CHUBUT
50 El Sosneado EMPRESA MENDOCINA DE
ENERGIA SAPEM
MENDOZA
95 Arauco II PARQUE EOLICO ARAUCO
SAPEM
LA RIOJA
48 Achiras CP RENOVABLES SA CORDOBA

This is a list of the winning solar projects:

Capacity (MW) Name Bidder Province
23 Saujil ENERGIAS SUSTENTABLES SA CATAMARCA
15 Tinogasta ALEJANDRO IVANISSEVICH CATAMARCA
11 Fiambalá ENERGIAS SUSTENTABLES SA CATAMARCA
80 Cafayate ISOLUX INGENIERIA SA SALTA
35 Nonogasta FIDES GROUP SA LA RIOJA
21 Anchoris EMPRESA MENDOCINA DE
ENERGIA SAPEM
MENDOZA
18 General Alvear EMPRESA MENDOCINA DE
ENERGIA SAPEM
MENDOZA
14 La Paz EMPRESA MENDOCINA DE
ENERGIA SAPEM
MENDOZA
18 Lavalle EMPRESA MENDOCINA DE
ENERGIA SAPEM
MENDOZA
22 Lujan de Cuyo EMPRESA MENDOCINA DE
ENERGIA SAPEM
MENDOZA
1 PASIP EMPRESA MENDOCINA DE
ENERGIA SAPEM
MENDOZA
35 Sarmiento SOENERGY INTERNATIONAL INC SAN JUAN
25 Ullum N1 FIDES GROUP SA SAN JUAN
80 Iglesia - Guanizuli JINKOSOLAR HOLDING CO LTD SAN JUAN
25 Ullum N2 ALEJANDRO IVANISSEVICH SAN JUAN
14 Ullum 4 COLWAY 08 INDUSTRIAL SAN JUAN
32 Ullum3 ALEJANDRO IVANISSEVICH SAN JUAN
2 Las Lomitas LATINOAMERICANA ENERGIA SAN JUAN
22 La Cumbre DIASER SA SAN LUIS
25 Caldenes del Oeste QUAATRO PARTICIPACOES SA SAN LUIS

 

After completing round 1 of the programme in October, Argentina has now awarded 2,423.5 MW of renewable energy capacity under the scheme, the country's energy ministry said. On October 7, a total 1,109 MW of winning projects were announced under the RenovAR 1.0 tender. To these were then added about 34 MW of biogas, biomass and hydroelectric projects.  

(USD 1.0 = EUR 0.944)

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