EDF launches competition to develop and internationalize Chilean energy innovations with the support of ProChile

EDF Pulse Chile, the initiative promoted by the French energy company with the support of ProChile, opens its call for startups and scaleups that develop innovative and environmentally friendly electrical solutions. In its two categories, Smart Renewables and Smart Factory, it will award prizes for a total of US $ 15,000, as well as support […]

Extension of Cabo Leones I wind farm of EDF Renewables Chile and Grupo Ibereólica Renovables puts 60 MW into service, completing a total installed capacity of 175.5 MW

The project located in the Atacama Region will allow the injection of more than 500 GWh per year to the National Electric System. The French energy generation company EDF Renewables Chile and the Spanish group Ibereólica Renovables began the commissioning of the extension of the Cabo Leones I wind farm, located in Freirina in the […]

Peldehue Solar: 120 MW project for the Metropolitan Region obtains its environmental approval

The Environmental Assessment Commission and the Environmental Assessment Service (SEA, for its acronym in Spanish) of the Metropolitan Region delivered the environmental approval of the Peldehue Solar project of EDF Renewables Chile, a subsidiary of the EDF Group in the country, which seeks to build and operate a photovoltaic park with 120 MW of total […]

Multi-stakeholder initiative in Freirina community wins Best Practices contest

“Good energy to improve the quality of life in Los Burros Sur cove” is the initiative that was awarded first place in the “Good practices for a more sustainable electricity future” contest organized by Generadoras de Chile. Latin American Power and EDF, together with different actors in the territory, help to improve the quality of […]

The list of 220 projects that the Government will prioritize to reactivate the economy

In his last Public Account, President Sebastián Piñera announced that, in the context of the current crisis, the Government will prioritize 130 private projects, equivalent to about US $ 21 billion. However, the Ministry of Economy reveals that the latest registry of the Office of Large Projects (GPS in Spanish) considers a total of 220 […]

The pandemic: A source of opportunities and challenges for renewable energy

All the world attention has been focused for months on the covid-19 pandemic due to the health and economic consequences it has had, but the phenomenon has generated important changes in energy consumption and, at the same time, a drop in oil prices, which could mark a before and after for renewable energies. Crude prices […]

Siemens Gamesa supplies equipment for the Cabo Leones wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has received a new 60 MW order to expand the Cabo Leones I wind farm in Chile, operated by the joint venture formed by the French company EDF Renewables Chile and the Ibereólica Renovables Group of Spain. Under the terms of the agreement, Siemens Gamesa will supply 12 of its SG […]

Government awards land to eight electricity companies to invest in renewable energy

Our bidding plan will help to reactivate the economy and generate more jobs in our regions”, said Julio Isamit, Minister of National Assets. Despite the complex scenario that the country is going through due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of National Assets has finalized the allocation of public land in the […]

Wind farms deliver 2,000 masks and hygiene supplies to the municipality of Freirina

A valuable contribution to the Freirina community was provided by the San Juan and Cabo Leones wind farms after a visit to the mayor Cesar Orellana. It involves the delivery of two thousand surgical masks, infrared digital thermometers and sanitizing implements, such as alcohol gel and quaternary ammonium. According to what was reported by the […]

Cabo Leones I is getting ready to be the first wind farm to participate in Ancillary Services

A cycle of pilot tests carried out in December 2019 and completed in February of this year with the National Electrical Coordinator, yielded positive results regarding the possibility that, for the first time, a wind power plant will be incorporated as part of the group of participating units of the Secondary Frequency Control through Automatic […]