SunEdison seeks permit for 9-MWp solar plant in Chile
Oct 20, 2014 - US solar power company SunEdison Inc (NYSE:SUNE) on Friday presented the Limache photovoltaic project, with a planned installed capacity of 9 MWp, to the environmental authorities of Chile's Valparaiso region.
The park will operate south of Limache city, in Marga Marga province, as a small-scale distributed generation project connected to the lower-voltage distribution network.
The company is planning to invest USD 18 million (EUR 14.1m) in the construction works, due to start in the first half of 2015 and take five months.
In Chile, SunEdison has installed the 100-MWp Amanecer Solar CAP and 50.7-MWp San Andres solar parks in Atacama region. The company is working on several new projects, including the 72.8-MWp Maria Elena and Javiera, of nearly 69.5 MW.
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