Austriansolar to Build $216 Million Chilean Solar-Energy Plant

Austriansolar Chile Uno SpA, a Chilean renewable-energy developer, plans to build a $216 million photovoltaic-power plant in Chile’s northern Atacama desert.

Work on the 100-megawatt Sol de Los Andes project in the commune of Diego de Almagro is expected to start in July, the Santiago-based company said today in a filing with Chile’s environmental licensing agency Servicio de Evaluacion Ambiental.

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