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Atacama-1, the first solar-thermal plant in Latin America

Innovative project: the use of high technology allows Atacama-1 to supply electricity steadily, 24 hours a day.

Innovative project: the use of high technology allows Atacama-1 to supply electricity steadily, 24 hours a day.

Pioneer initiative: located in the Atacama Desert, Abengoa develops the first solar thermal plant in Latin America.

Pioneer initiative: located in the Atacama Desert, Abengoa develops the first solar thermal plant in Latin America.

Abengoa is developing South America’s first solar-thermal plant in Chile. The plant will use an advanced storage system enabling it to generate electricity for up to 17,5 hours without direct solar radiation.



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