From pv journal LatAm

Engie Energía Chile, a subsidiary of the French power firm Engie, has begun working Coya, Chile’s largest photo voltaic park. The plant is positioned in María Elena, province of Antofagasta.

The ability consists of 369,432 PV panels with a robotic cleansing system from the Israeli firm Ecoppia. The plant will feed electrical energy into the Nationwide Electrical System (SEN), which can provide power to 73,000 households. The corporate can also be at present constructing a 638 MWh battery storage system, the BESS Coya challenge.

Engie Chile CEO Rosaline Corinthien mentioned that “by acquiring the COD for our Coya Photo voltaic Plant, the primary stage of our transformation plan is closed, with photo voltaic and wind crops already including 800 MW that renewable power within the system … Now begins a second part that consists of including new applied sciences to the event of tasks, as within the case of storage methods.

Engie lately related the 88 MW Capricornio array and the 114 MW Tamaya photo voltaic plant to SEN.

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