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Punta Arenas moves into alternative energy and plans wind farm to supply 6.000 homes

Monday, January 29th 2018 - 11:11 UTC
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Magallanes Region in the extreme south of Chile is taking advantage of its weather conditions and will convert its wind gusts into energy. With some six million dollars from the National Fund for Regional Development and in coordination with Chilean government owned oil company Enap, a wind farm will be installed in Cabo Negro during the second half of the year. Read full article


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  • Marti Llazo

    Bad reporting. Note fails to show that there has been a wind-energy farm at the Cabo Negro location for many years. There are three Vestas V52/850 wind turbines there, each with 850 kW capacity, owned and operated by Pecket. We see them every time we visit Punta Arenas. Thus this is not the “first stage” of the wind farm there, but rather the first part of what might be done by ENAP.

    Jan 29th, 2018 - 07:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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