The Spanish infrastructure, renewable energy and telecommunications group Elecnor, has been awarded a project for the construction of a new electricity substation in Antofagasta (Chile) for the SAESA Group. The contract is worth USD 12 million.
The SAESA Group is a Chilean power generation, transmission and distribution company that forms part of Empresas Eléctricas A.G. The scope of the contract won by Elecnor includes a new electricity substation in Antofagasta and the construction and sectioning of the Mejillones-Antofagasta-Esmeralda-La Portada line.
The awarded project will last a total of 28 months, with a completion date set for the 2021 financial year. This contract consolidates Elecnor’s position in Chile, where it has a growing portfolio of projects driven by qualified staff, having successfully faced the challenges of energy development in the country.
Operating in Chile since the 80s, Elecnor has played a crucial role in energy development in the country, generating and transmitting power, developing non-conventional renewable energy (NCRE) and applying energy savings from their facilities.
Elecnor is one of the leading corporations in project development, construction and operation through two major mutually-enriching business areas: Infrastructure and Concessions.
Infrastructure, renewable energy and new technologies are the main areas of activity in which the Infrastructure and Concessions businesses are involved.