Spain's Grenergy to soon start up 240-MW solar farm in Chile
The Quillagua solar park, Chile. Image courtesy of Grenergy Renovables.
Spanish renewables company Grenergy Renovables SL (BME:GRE) said on Friday that its 240-MW Gran Teno solar farm in Chile would soon start operations.
Gran Teno is for the moment the firm’s largest solar farm and will generate enough electricity to meet consumption needs of some 60,000 homes. Part of its production will be offloaded to “an international utility with a strong presence in the Chilean market” under a power purchase agreement (PPA).
Grenergy says it has so far connected more than 60 power plants in Chile. The high number is mainly owed to construction of small-scale solar distributed generation plants for own portfolio or sale to third parties.
Gran Teno is part of Grenergy’s own independent power producer portfolio.
The company is currently building 500 MW of plants in Chile, and has around 2.8 GW of wind and solar projects and 2.6 GWh of battery storage projects under development, it says.
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