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    ACCIONA has been operating in Chile, one of its strategic markets in South America, since 1993.

    It is actively involved in infrastructure projects for both the public and private sectors. It also provides innovative solutions in energy and desalination. The Infrastructure and Water divisions were the first to open offices there, and the Energy division arrived later. ACCIONA's Forwarding business division also operates in Chile.


    Projects

    Copiapó Desalination Plant

    Copiapó Desalination Plant

    The Copiapó Desalination Plant in Atacama will be the first for the Chilean mining industry. It will have a capacity of 400 I/s. It is located next to the Port of Punta Totoralillo, owned by CAP Mining in Atacama. This project comes from the need to guarantee water in the mining operations in the region. The plant is already in the operation phase since September 2014.

    Chuquicamata Tunnels

    Chuquicamata Tunnels

    These are two parallel 4.5-km ventilation tunnels which are part of a group of five air injection tunnels for the future underground mine at Chuquicamata. The project is 215 km northeast of Antofagasta, in Chile's Region II.

     

     

    Punta Palmeras Wind Farm

    Punta Palmeras Wind Farm

    Punta Palmeras is ACCIONA's first wind farm in Chile. It was inaugurated by President Bachelet on 13 January last. It has a capacity of 45 MW and comprises 15 ACCIONA Windpower AW 116/3000 turbines. It supplies clean energy to utility Colbún.

    Exequiel Gonzalez Cortés Hospital

    Exequiel Gonzalez Cortés Hospital

    Pediatric Hospital with 169 beds. It has 5 surgical wards and the capacity for assisting a population of 800,000 people. It is expected to be finished in October 2014.

     

    Américo Vespucio Highway

    Américo Vespucio Highway

    Concession for the design, construction, financing, maintenance and exploitation of 23.5 km of highway. The highway contains two 5-lane roads. The magazine Project Finance awarded the highway with the "Latin American Transport Deal of the Year 2004" for being the first time that the Chilean government applied income distribution to a concession and that a bank co-financed a toll road along with investors in Chilean bonds. ACCIONA later sold the concession.

    El Romero Solar photovoltaic plant

    El Romero Solar photovoltaic plant

    ACCIONA has built its biggest photovoltaic plant to date in the Atacama desert; it is also among those plants with the highest capacity in Latin America. With 246 MWp peak capacity thanks to its 776,000 photovoltaic modules, El Romero Solar produces energy equivalent to the consumption of around 240.000 Chilean homes. Up to 80 MW are used cover 100% of Google's data center energy consumption in Chile.

    san gabriel wind farm

    san gabriel wind farm

    Located in the Araucania region, ACCIONA is building the San Gabriel Wind Farm, a 183-MW facility which will be owned and operated by the company. It will produce enough clean energy to power 270,000 chilean households.

    photovotaic plant in easter island

    photovotaic plant in easter island

    ACCIONA has donated the first grid-connected photovoltaic solar plant on Easter Island to the territory. It represents the company's contribution to a more sustainable electricity system on this unique enclave.

    almeyda photovoltaic plant

    almeyda photovoltaic plant

    Located in the Atacama region, this 62-megawatt peak (MWp) plant under construction is expected to be completed by late 2019. It will supply the National Mining Company (ENAMI) with 167.5 GWh of clean power annually. Almeyda is ACCIONA's second large photovoltaic plant in Chile.


    Representative

    Diego Ramiro Pini

    Infrastructure: Country Director

    diegoramiro.pini@acciona.com
    +56 22 751 5100
    Avda. Isidora Goyenechea 2800, Of. 3201. Piso 32 - Torre Titanium La Portada, Las Condes - Santiago de Chile

    José Ignacio Escobar

    Energy: General Directir of South America

    joseignacio.escobar.troncoso@acciona.com
    +56 22 2751 5160
    Avda. Isidora Goyenechea 2800, Of. 3201. Piso 32 - Torre Titanium La Portada, Las Condes - Santiago de Chile


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