SeeNews Renewables | Diana Hristova —
Chile’s environmental committee for Santiago Metropolitan region accepted for evaluation a 205-MW photovoltaic (PV) project of local firm Eco Santiago SpA on Monday.
The Cordillera project is a solar park of 661,290 PV modules connected to the SIC grid via the 220-kV Santa Filomena-Confluencia line.
The company plans to install the first 69 MW between September 2015 and May 2016, subject to obtaining associated permits. The rest of the park will be installed in two phases of 68 MW per year until May 2018 and the facility will be fully operational three months later.
The project will be developed in Lo Barnechea municipality with a total USD 410 million (EUR 353.4m).