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EDP Launches First Operational Project in Chile: Punta de Talca Wind Farm

EDP inaugurated its first operational project in Chile, the Punta de Talca Wind Farm, located in the municipality of Ovalle. The facility features 14 wind turbines, contributing 83 MW to the Chilean National Electricity System. This will generate enough energy to power 95,000 homes in the region annually, avoiding the emission of 140,000 tons of CO² per year.

Punta de Talca Wind Farm in Chile

The project represents a significant milestone in EDP’s growth strategy in South America, where Chile is a key market due to its commitment to clean energy and growth potential in renewable energy. EDP arrived in Chile in 2021 and currently manages a portfolio of projects totaling approximately 1,000 MW, including wind, solar, and energy storage developments.

“This inauguration represents a fundamental step in our growth strategy in South America. Chile is a key market for us because of its commitment to clean energy and its growth potential in renewable energy,” said João Marques da Cruz, Head of EDP South America.

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