SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

July 09, 2008 06:00 ET

Chilean Firm Submits Environmental Studies for 500-Megawatt Talinay Windfarm, an Industrial Info News Alert

CORDOBA, ARGENTINA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Chilean engineering firm Kas (Santiago, Chile) has presented an environmental impact study for a 500-megawatt (MW) windfarm, to be built in the Ovalle community in the Coquimbo region of Chile. Eolica Talinay S.A. windfarm will be equipped with 243 Vestas (CPH:VWS) (Randers, Denmark) wind turbines ranging from 2 MW to 3 MW of capacity each. The project will require an estimated $1 billion and will be connected to Chile's central SIC grid. In addition, Endesa, a subsidiary of Enersis S.A. (NYSE:ENI) (Santiago, Chile), is awaiting approval for the Canela II complex, which will include 46 new wind turbines next to the existing Canela 18.15-MW wind park.

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