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Chile: A partner for your investment

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We are a natural laboratory for the energy of the future. We have a unique environment accompanied by state-of-the-art policies and incentives for the development of new sustainable energy technologies.

Privileged Environment. We have the best conditions for solar energy production in the world; including 4 thousand hours of sunshine per year in our northern regions and the highest levels of solar radiation found anywhere on the planet.

Optimal wind energy potential and operating wind farms may be found in the regions of Antofagasta, Coquimbo, Biobío, Los Lagos and Magallanes.

Our coastline extends over 4,000 kilometres and provides the perfect conditions to develop marine energy.

The rivers of the centre and south of the country provide hydroelectric potential equivalent to 11 GW. The Andes mountain range contains important geothermal energy reserves while Chile’s densely forested southern regions are a source for biomass fuel.

Cutting-Edge. Public and private energy sector investments focus on diversifying the generation matrix. Our goal is to achieve a 70% sustainable energy matrix by 2050. Chile is set to become the world’s future energy laboratory.

Your local contact

Jorge Yáñez

Investment Promotion Executive
jyanez@investchile.gob.cl
(56-2) 2663 9200

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OPORTUNITIES

Set up your new project in Chile and take advantage of privileged conditions:

By becoming one of the country’s energy producers. You can focus on both residential customers and the growing number of companies that, in-line with global trends, need clean energy sources.

By helping to develop and manufacture solar industry of panels, modules, lithium batteries (we are the world’s first producers of the mineral) and technology associated to integrated systems.

By incorporating yourself into our Strategic Solar Program. Use our incentives for Research and Development (R&D), and focus on the development in Chile of state-of-the-art technology that will serve the solar industry globally.

By implementing projects and studies about the types of renewable energy and their potential in the country: hydraulic, wind, geothermal, tidal and biomass.

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Chile: a partner for your investment