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Chile


AES Accelerates 1 GW of Coal Plant Retirements in Chile

AES Corp. will retire four coal-fired power plants—a total 1,097 MW—in Chile “as soon as” January 2025 if supported by grid requirements under an agreement the Virginia-headquartered company signed with…


Companies Accelerate Shutdown of Chilean Coal Plants

Italy's Enel is decommissioning one of its coal-fired power plants in Chile two years sooner than originally planned, with the unit's closure coming two days after the Chile-based unit of…


POWER Digest [September 2020]

Milestone for First 700-MW Domestically Built Indian Nuclear Reactor. Unit 3 of the Kakrapar nuclear power plant in the Indian state of Gujarat—an indigenously designed 700-MW pressurized heavy water reactor…


Siemens Gamesa secures final 110-MW order and completes Cabo Leones cluster in Chile

July 24, 2020 — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured a new order from Ibereólica Renovables, a Spanish Independent Power Producer (IPP), to supply 110-MW capacity for the second phase…


Conveyor Energy Storage: A Battery and Pumped Hydro Alternative

A new conveyor-based system offers an alternative energy storage technology. The heart of the system is a reversible conveyor belt that converts between electrical energy and gravitational potential energy by…