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Utility Scale PV Project in Chile

Client is developing a 110 MW solar PV project in northern Chile. Owner´s engineering with technical due diligence, provision of technical specifications for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and operation and maintenance (O&M), leading tendering process and technical negotiations with preferred EPC and O&M bidders.

The client's photovoltaic project is situated in the Antofagasta region of the Atacama Desert in Northern Chile. The project is located in vicinity of the major high voltage transmission grid and in one of the driest locations on the planet.

Suntrace assessed the technical-financial project viability, designed the technical solution (PV, on grid), wrote the EPC specifications, and led the process and negotiations to select the best EPC contractor. The technical specifications developed were tailor-made for the client, and in close collaboration with the technical management. Moreover Suntrace contributed to the installation, operation and monitoring of the solar resource measurement stations and did site assessments and visits.