Sonnedix is playing a role in fulfilling Chile’s renewable energy targets of 100% renewables in the country’s energy mix by 2040. The Atacama Solar project’s purpose is to generate electricity using solar energy – a safe, proven, environmentally friendly form of renewable energy.
Training and hiring: Provide employment opportunities for people in localities next to the project
Education: Promote renewable energy studies in schools and high schools
Research: To work with universities to support research and develop renewable energy projects.
Any concerns or questions about the project, please get in touch.
Tel: +56 2 2512 1587
June and July 2019:
Sonnedix conducted community consultation events, along with its EPC partner METKA. Preparations for construction also began.
Construction started on Sonnedix Atacama Solar and Sonnedix marked this with a groundbreaking ceremony at the project site on 8th August. The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by Miguel Angel Quezada, Regional Mayor of Tarapacá; Iván Cheuquelaf, Project Manager at the Ministry of Energy; Axel Thiemann, CEO of Sonnedix; Carlos Guinand, Chairman of Sonnedix; Sergio del Campo, Sonnedix Director of Operations in Chile, and other local authority representatives.