Andes Vallenar power station

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Andes Vallenar power station (Central Térmica Andes Vallenar) is a proposed 540-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in the region of Atacama, Chile.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Vallenar, the region of Atacama, Chile.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: ANDES SA[1]
  • Parent company: Royal Dutch Shell Plc ; Wärtsilä[2]
  • Location: Vallenar, Atacama, Chile
  • Coordinates: -28.5776, -70.7823 (approximate)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (proposed): 540 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[4] unknown technology, 540 MW[4] (start-up year not available)

Background

In May 2019, the environmental watchdog in Chile, SEA, approved the Andes Vallenar Power Station project for construction.[5] The project is expected to cost $650 million and will include three parts: regasification terminal, gas pipeline, and 540 MW generator.[5]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Rules on Non-Admission for Process, Exempt Resolution No. 131". Servicio de Evaluación Ambiental (SEA). July 15, 2016. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. "Andes S.A. (Andes LNG)". BNamericas. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. Google Maps
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Sistema de Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental e-seia". Servicio de Evaluación Ambiental (SEA). Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "BNamericas - Chile watchdog approves US$650mn LNG project". BNamericas.com. Retrieved 2021-06-28.