SolarPack submits studies for USD 151m PV plants in Chile
(ADPnews) - Dec 22, 2010 - Spanish renewable energy company SolarPack has submitted environmental impact studies for the construction of three photovoltaic (PV) plants in Chile estimated at USD 151 million (EUR 114.9m), according to the studies published yesterday.
The projects, called Pozo Almonte Solar 1, 2 and 3, will cost USD 40 million, USD 40 million and USD 71 million and will have an installed capacity of 9.3 MW, 7.8 MW and 16.56 MW, respectively.
The plants will consist of a total 480,480 solar panels to be installed in Chile's northern Tarapaca region.
In November 2010, SolarPack secured a contract with Chilean state-run copper company Codelco to build a one-megawatt photovoltaic plant for the miner.
(USD 1 = EUR 0.761)
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