Chile’s Empresa Electrica Florin submits permit for 17.6 MW hydro projects

Chilean power company Empresa Electrica Florin SPA asked environmental authority SEA for a permit to build two hydropower plants with combined capacity of 17.6 MW.

The two run-of-river plants are dubbed Florin II and Florin III and they will require $53.7 million investment. The facilities will be built in Los Rios region on Florin River.

The hydroelectric plants will be connected to the country’s central power network SIC via a transmission line and power substation, whose environmental studies will be later presented to the regulator.

The plants’ environmental impact declaration will be analyzed until January 16, 2014.

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