Ecopower Seeks Permits for $250 Million Chile Wind-Energy Plant

May 20, 2013 by  
Filed under Green Energy News

Ecopower SAC, a Chilean renewable-energy developer, filed for permits to develop a $250 million
wind farm in the country’s Los Lagos region.

Work on the 100.8-megawatt Chiloe project is expected to
start in January 2016, the Santiago-based company said today in
a filing with environmental licensing agency Servicio de
Evaluacion Ambiental.

The wind project will include 42 turbines, each with a
capacity of 2.4 megawatts, and a 28.1-kilometer (17.5-mile)
power line, according to the statement.

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