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AFRY will support the clean energy transition in Chile

Thu, 06/06/2024 - 08:30 CEST

PowerTree has appointed AFRY with detailed engineering services for the construction of a 45MW solar portfolio and its electrical interconnection. This project will provide and distribute clean energy to Chile's national grid.

PowerTree, an international company specialising in renewable energy, is dedicated to leading the solar development industry. As an Independent Power Producer (IPP), PowerTree develops, builds, and manages solar plants in various countries including Chile.

AFRY will provide detailed engineering services for a comprehensive portfolio of solar projects across Chile. This partnership with PowerTree entails AFRY's deployment of expertise to 15 distinct solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, each boasting a capacity of 3MW, spanning from the north to the south of the country.

“Having AFRY as a technical consultant marks a pivotal advancement in our mission to expedite the clean energy shift in South America. AFRY’s renowned renewable energy expertise positions them as an invaluable ally in propelling the region’s green energy transition”, says Joep Thomassen, Technical Director of PowerTree Ltd.

“It’s a privilege to design the detailed engineering of PowerTree’s solar portfolio. This initiative represents another significant step towards Chile's future carbon reduction goals and enables distributed generation across the country. AFRY is wholeheartedly dedicated to ensuring these installations meet required quality standards and local regulations. With our extensive experience spanning over 500 solar projects worldwide, we bring with us a wealth of expertise and a steadfast commitment to excellence”, says Jorge Saavedra, Group Leader of Renewable Energy for Latin America, AFRY.

AFRY stands as one of the largest power sector engineering consulting companies in Latin America, supporting the region’s transition towards clean energy by serving project owners, lenders and contractors with technical, market and environmental and social advisory services, Engineering Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM), and operation and maintenance consultancy.

For more information, please contact:

Angel Arancibia, Commercial Manager, AFRY Chile

Virginia Ferrari, Communications Manager, Energy

AFRY provides engineering, design, digital and advisory services to accelerate the transition towards a sustainable society. We are 19,000 devoted experts in industry, energy and infrastructure sectors, creating impact for generations to come. AFRY has Nordic roots with a global reach, net sales of 27 BSEK and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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