26 Jan '15, 9am

Total, SunPower celebrate completion of 70 MW Salvador Solar PV plant in Chile #solar

Total (Paris, France) and SunPower Corp. (San Jose, CA, US) on January 23rd , 2015 announced the completion of the 70 megawatt PV Salvador solar photovoltaic (PV) project, one of the world's largest operating merchant PV plants. PV Salvador power plant is expected to produce approximately 200 gigawatt-hours of solar power per year, enough to supply electricity to approximately 70,000 households in Chile. One of the world's largest operating solar merchant power plants Chilean Minister of Energy Máximo Pacheco and executives from Total and SunPower attended the inauguration event at El Salvador in Chile's Atacama Desert. "As one of the world's largest operating solar merchant power plants, PV Salvador represents an important milestone for the electricity generation industry, proving that solar can provide wholesale power at competitive prices in completely unsubsidized mark...

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