Argentina’s 300MW Cauchari solar farm begins commercial operation

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Renewables Now:Argentina’s northernmost province of Jujuy announced Friday the start of power supply at the 300-MW Cauchari solar photovoltaic complex.The Argentine Wholesale Electricity Market Clearing Company (CAMMESA) issued the commercial authorisations to the Cauchari I, II and III PV parks, each with 100 MW of individual capacity. These plants started the sale of renewable power on Saturday.The solar complex’s output will be delivered to the Argentine Interconnection System (SADI) under a 20-year power supply contract, the Jujuy government said in its press release. Together, the three solar parks are expected to generate enough power to meet the demand of 166,000 local homes.Cauchari represented an overall investment of about USD 390 million (EUR 335.3m), with 85% of the financing coming from state-owned bank Export-Import Bank of China and the remainder from the local government of Jujuy via a green bond placement.Shanghai Electric Power Construction (SEPC), a subsidiary of construction group Powerchina, was in charge of the construction.[Lucas Morais]More: Solar complex of 300 MW in Argentina goes live Argentina’s 300MW Cauchari solar farm begins commercial operationlast_img

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