Mytilineos wins USD-77m solar contract in Chile

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April 28 (Renewables Now) - Greek industrial conglomerate Mytilineos SA on Tuesday said it has secured a USD-76.8-million (EUR 63.6m) contract for the development of 125 MWp of solar projects in Chile.

The company's unit Metka-EGN Limited is working on the portfolio, which consists of ten 12.5-MWp projects, with Spain’s Elecnor SA (BME:ENO). The contract was awarded by Latin American developer EnfraGen LLC.

Construction of the projects, located in central Chile, will take place in two phases between the end of April and the end of June. All solar farms are expected to be hooked to the grid by January 2022.

(USD 1.0 = EUR 0.829)

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