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Punta Palmeras Wind Farm

45-MW wind farm, equipped with 15 AW116/3000 ACCIONA wind turbines of 3 MW of nominal power, mounted on steel towers with a hub height of 92 m, capable of supplying clean energy to more than 60.000 Chilean homes. Operational since 2014.

General Information

Location
Municipality of Canela, region of Coquimbo, Chile
Total power
45 MW
Commissioning
2014

 

Wind turbine

Model
ACCIONA AW 116/3000
Rotor diameter
116 m
Wind type
IEC IIa
Tower
Steel. 92-m hub height 
Rotor blades
AW56.7

Highlights

     
  • Wind farm with the highest-power wind turbines installed in Chile to date.
  • Foundations and installation of 13 wind turbines.
  • 11.3 km of access roads.
  • 32.4 km of underground medium-voltage collection grid.
  • 220-kV substation
  • New 6.8-km line built by ACCIONA for transmission to the substation.
  • 92-m high steel tower made of 5 sections, assembled on site.
  • Medium-voltage power generation to avoid the use of transformers.

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