Río Escondido Solar Farm

Developed by:

Mainstream Renewable Power

Construction Managed by:

Mainstream Renewable Power

Commercial Operation Date:


Río Escondido Solar Farm (145 MW) located in the Atacama Region, is Mainstream’s first solar project in LATAM.

It forms part of the Cóndor portfolio within Mainstream’s wholly owned Andes Renovables 1.3 GW platform.

The Cóndor portfolio will supply 680,000 Chilean homes.

Río Escondido solar park is currently operating and delivering clean energy to the electricity grid.

Solar PV

Atacama Region

145 MW Gross

In Operation

Power to electrify 184,000 local homes each year

It is located in an area of approximately 430 hectares, 58 kilometres from the city of Copiapó. It has approx. 435.000 photovoltaic panels and has an installed capacity of 145 MW.

The Andes Renovables platform was formed following Mainstream’s win to supply 3,366 gigawatt hours in the 2016 technology-neutral electricity auction.

Mainstream was the biggest winner in Chile, taking 27% of the total allocated capacity and awarded a 20-year index-linked, US dollar denominated contract.



local homes powered each year


avoided each year


hectares in size


photovoltaic panels

Mainstream’s 1.3GW renewables power play in Chile

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