Chile’s environmental service SEA has approved Spanish renewable energy company Grupo Ibereólica‘s 170 MW Cabo Leones wind farm project to be located in Chile’s northern region.

According to the EIA document, which was submitted for approval last September, the wind farm will boast 85 turbines and cover approximately 94ha, with an investment of $365m.

Construction is scheduled to commence April 30, 2012.

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