Sonnedix and Collahuasi sign a 100%-renewable PPA


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IQUIQUE, Chile – Sonnedix, the global independent solar power producer (IPP), and Collahuasi, the second largest copper mining operation in Chile and sixth largest worldwide, have signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for the delivery of 150 GWh per year. The PPA is for 24/7 supply of 100% renewable energy.

The PPA with Sonnedix constitutes approximately 12% of Collahuasi’s mine’s power requirements.

This agreement is a demonstration of Sonnedix’s strong commitment to ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) supporting Collahuasi to minimise its environmental impact. It represents a further expansion of Sonnedix’s presence in Chile, since it entered the electricity generating market in 2015. The company is constructing a 170 MW solar PV plant – Sonnedix Atacama Solar – in the commune of Pica (Atacama Desert) and currently has over 400 MW of utility scale solar photovoltaic projects under development, construction or in operation in the…

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