Efacec has just been awarded a contract for the construction and operation of a solar power plant in Chile. Located in the south of the capital Santiago, it is expected that this infrastructure start operating in 2018 and will have an annual production capacity of more than 26GWh.
The Portuguese company was chosen by D’E Capital after a competitive bidding process, in which they received 8 offers, including the supply of engineering services, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and guarantee of electrical machinery and equipment in a full EPC regime.
D’E Capital is a Chilean company dedicated to invest in the development and construction of renewable energy projects. With more than 40 years of experience constructing and operating generation and transmission projects for more than 2.500 MW in Chile, they are one of the most experienced non-utility investors in the Chilean electrical market.
Located 80km south of Santiago in the O’Higgins region, La Blanquina solar park occupies an area of about 20 non-agricultural hectares and will produce an equivalent to the energy consumption of more than 9 thousand Chilean homes, annually. With this project, Efacec reinforces its positioning in the Chilean solar market, increasing to 70MW its installed capacity in the country.
Efacec’s renewable energy team, has a solid international experience in building projects for solar systems, including self-consumption, hybrid systems and large-scale turnkey customized parks, working daily to anticipate solutions for a sustainable world.
With a comprehensive value chain, Efacec acts in the generation, distribution and transmission of energy; design, energy, construction and maintenance of integrated systems (EPC – Engineering, Procurement and Construction) for the energy, environment, industry and transports; and development of Electric Mobility solutions and their commercialization. Efacec Group is present in strategic markets such as Europe, the United States of America, Latin America, Asia, Middle East, Maghreb and South Africa.