Cafayate – solar power plant (PV) – 100 MW, Argentina, 2019

Sep 22, 2019 – China’s PowerChina and Shanghai Electric Power Construction are completing building Argentina’s second-largest solar farm Cafayate.

The Cafayate PV solar power plant with a capacity of 100 MW is located in the town of Cafayate in Argentina’s northwestern mountainous province of Salta, 1,400 km away from the capital Buenos Aires. The plant will produce power to meet energy demand of approximately 300,000 local families, it will consist of at least 290,000 solar panels covering a 300-hectare area.

The project is implemented by China’s PowerChina and Shanghai Electric Power Construction. 

The solar park’s construction began in September 2018. The facility will come online at the end of 2019. 

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