JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar”), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, yesterday announced that it has supplied 122 MW to Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”), for its Conejo solar project in Chile. Pattern Development, a US-based independent power producer, will also be the owner of this project.
Located in the municipality of Taltal, in the Antofagasta region of northern Chile, the Conejo project is one of the largest solar power projects in Chile.
The project has signed a 22-year power purchase agreement with Minera Los Pelambres, an affiliate of Antofagasta Minerals, and will be connected to the Sistema Interconectado Central transmission system. The project is expected to be completed in the second half of 2016 and will cover approximately 65% of Los Pelambres’ electricity demand.