Enel Chile, through its renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Chile, has started construction on its new 204 MW Domeyko solar park, located in the Antofagasta Region. The total investment in the project is estimated to be USD 164 million. This project is part of a 2 GW portfolio of renewable projects. Out of this 2 GW, half is already under construction and the entire capacity will be completed by 2022.
Spread across an area of approximately 700 hectares, the Domeyko Solar Park will have 472,590 bifacial monocrystalline solar modules. The project will produce around 589 GWh of energy once operational. The plant will abate 439,000 tons of CO2 emissions on completion. The Domeyko Solar Park is due to be completed by July 2021.
Enel Green Power Chile is a subsidiary of Enel Chile with a diversified portfolio comprising 564 MW of wind, 492 MW solar, 92 MW hydro and 41 MW geothermal power. Enel Green Power, within the Enel Group, has a presence in Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and Oceania and has an installed renewable power capacity of around 46.4 GW across a generation mix that includes wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower.