Tag: Chile

New $50 M transmission line in Chile

Elecnor has filed an EIS with Chile’s environmental evaluation service for a $50.5 M transmission project. The line will connect Melipilla with Viña del Mar.

Chile-Peru transmission line planned

Peru: A planned new transmission line is expected to produce around $20 M in savings initially each year for Chilean and Peruvian grids, a figure that would edge up and eventually reach $50 M per year in savings.

Abengoa wins $93M transmission project in Chile

Chile: Chilean power transmission company, Transelec SA, has awarded the consortium made up of Abengoa and Kipreos Ingenieros a project to develop a new 500 kV transmission line and perform a number of upgrades on two electric substations in the Antofagasta region in Chile.

Spanish-owned energy group to invest $1.1B in Latin America

Chile, Santiago: Chile’s transmission company Celeo Redes, a subsidiary of Spanish energy and infrastructure group Elecnor, has been awarded an electricity transmission contract by Chile's central grid operator CDEC-SIC.

Chile awards $180M substation and transmission contracts

Spain: Abengoa, a Seville-based international company supplying technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been awarded the engineering and construction contract for two new power transmission lines, a substation and the extension of an existing line in Chile, worth more than $180 million.

Alstom wins $278M substation contract in Chile

France, Levallois-Perret: Alstom has been awarded a €260 million ($278 million) contract by Transmisión Eléctrica del Norte (TEN), a subsidiary of Chile-based electric company E-CL, to supply four turnkey substations for Chile’s first interconnection system, the Mejillones – Cardones Transmission line.

ABB wins new contract in South America

Switzerland, Zurich: ABB has secured a contract worth around $25 million from Colombia’s Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. E.S.P. (ISA) to deliver 54 shunt reactors.

U.S. helps Chile develop energy efficient distribution transformers

USA, Washington DC: The U.S. State Department and the Clean Energy Ministerial's SEAD Initiative are collaborating with Chile's Ministry of Energy (MoE) to design energy efficiency policies which will expand its appliance energy efficiency programme first launched in 2005.