Governor Sergio Uñac of San Juan visited today Sun Project Church – Estancia Guanizuilwhere one of The largest solar power projects In argentina The plant has an installed capacity of 80 MW and will supply electricity to supply 55,000 homes. With a total investment of $ 103 million, this work will be life expectancy 30 years.
San Juan Province, especially the Church Area, was chosen because of the large solar resources that it found. one of the best energy investment destinations whole world. Implementation of this project will not only benefit the home users but also will greatly support production and industry.
Governor Sergio Uñac highlighted the joint work of the public and private sectors as a genuine development generator: "We, San Juan residents, are proud to be entrepreneurs in the category of companies they represent, because in the end we We believe that the role of the state should be the present state, which is trying to cooperate with companies alongside it, which should be jobseekers with state aid that provides the necessary conditions for private sector development. "
The chairman also highlighted the important generation of employment created by the project: "I see More than 400 employees today is here and it talks about synergies that may not exist in all provinces. San Juan has found a balance point"
To close the speech, Uñac invited the audience to "think it was." San Juan has opportunities for everyone. The public and private sectors create a climate that is deeply committed to continuing to think about it the only social writer is employment and so we are generating new market niches"
Marcel Marinero, the Mayor of the Church, thanked for the whole municipality's presence in the commune, and said: "Our department has always contributed to the development of the mining industry in San Juan, now we are also promoting the province's growth with this solar energy project. They are alternative energies that promote productive and economic development. "
In this line, Hernán Tálamo, a state-owned Argentine spokeswoman, Jinko Solar Co., Ltd, said: "We are building the first private private solar park in Argentina, which is a very important milestone for us, both in the provinces and in the Church."
"We chose the Church because in our studies we were told that it was an ideal place to create a solar park, in terms of radiation it is one of the best in the world, and other factors are combined, such as the temperature and height that we have to make the sun Today, the Church is positioned as a solution, and Jinco Solar, as an investor in this project, ensures that it will be the first of the many solar parks that can be developed, "he concluded.
Fernando Mateo, director of the Jinko project, emphasized that "it is the largest photoelectric project, which will be introduced at national level in the coming weeks. It will generate electricity for more than 55,000 homes that will be supported. Not only will the home be able to consume electricity, but also the entire province, which will gradually become an electricity exporter, not a consumer. "
As to the employment generated by this new project, he said that "more than 400 families work, which is an innovative and key company. This is the project financing model in Argentina, the first after 17 years, which was not granted. This project involves IDBs, other multinational funds as well as local actors with a learning curve that will allow them to participate in this project and in future projects. "
All provincial authorities and the company reminded Alberto Bravo, the pioneer of this project. His sons were present: Alberto, Sergio and Sebastian.
More about the Church's Solar Project
Installed power: 93.3 MWp (80 MW ac)
Installed panels: 287 080 units 325 Wp
In November 2016, the Cordillera Solar ISA was awarded Renovar Ronda 1.5 renewable energy competitions, and in 2017 it signed an energy supply contract with the Electricity Wholesale Market Authority (Cammesa).