- Published: 11 May 2018 11 May 2018
GE Renewable Energy has announced its first wind energy project in Chile with Arroyo Energy Compañía de Energías Renovables Limitada. GE will be supplying six 3.6MW turbines with 137-meter rotors and 110 meters tower.
The machines will be installed at El Maitén and El Nogal wind sites in the south of the country, representing a total of 21.8MW. The country has 1.7 GW of wind power capacity installed and 4.9 GW of renewable energy capacity overall. The government-led "Energia 2050" plan states that about 60% of the country's demands should be met with renewable energy sources by 2035, and 70% by 2050.