Environmental statement approved for wind power project in Chile

Chile’s environmental evaluation service approved an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the $240 million, 106 MW Renaico wind farm, according to BNamericas.

The EIA also included the construction of a substation and a transmission line connecting to the existing Angol-Renaico 66 kV live.

The project is expected to be located in Region IX and involves the installation of 44 wind turbines. Endesa Eco, a subsidiary of Endesa, will develop the project, the article said. Construction is expected to take 18 months.

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