ENEL and ENAP progressing geothermal projects despite recent set-back
Italy's ENEL and ENAP are progressing its plans for power generation based on geothermal energy in Chile despite recent set-backs.
In mining news from Chile, it is said that, “Italy’s ENEL and ENAP are progressing its plans for power generation based on geothermal energy.
Despite the set-back both companies faced at its project in the area of The Geysers, in Region II, the JV National Geothermal is advancing to second phase in the Bio Bio region to demand that the granting of exploration Chillán-located in the communes of Coihueco and Pinto-pass operation.
This allows them to drill, construct and operate a generating unit, which will use part of the likely sources of Nevados de Chillan, where exploration work was permitted. This is associated with investments of U.S. $ 190 million.
Minera Escondida, meanwhile, submitted six requests for geothermal exploration concession in the second and third regions.”
Source: Portal Minero