Chile Decarbonisation Plans: Focus on grid modernisation and digitisation

Chile has set a target of providing carbon neutral electricity by 2050 and aims to retire its 28 installed coal projects with a cumulative capacity of over 5,529 MW by 2040. As per PELP, 81.6 GW of new generation capacity will be added during 2022–50, entirely based on renewables, including 6.6 GW of storage capacity. However, the withdrawal of coal-fired plants and insertion of renewables bring several challenges for the grid.

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