Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has concluded a contract with global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power for the supply and installation of 93 turbines for two wind farm projects in Chile totalling 300 megawatts (MW).The contracts are currently still under conditions precedent. The Sarco and Aurora wind farms are owned by Aela Energia, the Joint Venture between Actis (60%) and Mainstream Renewable Power (40%). The turbines supplied by Senvion for these two projects will provide clean energy for around 196,000 households in total.
For project Sarco, Senvion will supply 50 Senvion 3.4M114 turbines with a hub height of 93 meters. The wind farm is located in the Atacama region of Northern Chile, around 530 kilometres north of Santiago de Chile. Every turbine has a rated output of 3.4 megawatt and will supply around 2,200 households with electricity. After its planned completion in spring 2017, the wind farm will have a total rated output of 170 MW and supply more than 110.000 households per year with electricity.
For project Aurora, Senvion will supply 43 Senvion 3.0M122 turbines with a hub height of 119 meters. Aurora is located in the Los Lagos region, in the Southern part of Chile and about 850 kilometres south from Santiago and 50km from Puerto Montt. Every turbine has a rated output of 3.0 MW and is able to supply around 2,000 households with electricity. After the planned completion in spring 2017, the wind farm will have a total rated output of 129 MW and supply more than 86,000 households per year with electricity.