Chile Power Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Chile Power Report

Chile Power Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Chile Power Report
Published Sep 24, 2016
67 pages — Published Sep 24, 2016
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Our view that the Chilean power market will be one of the most dynamic in Latin America over the coming years, as well as our bullish growth outlook for renewables in the country, was reinforced by the results of Chile s latest power auction. Finalised in August ----, the auction saw -- domestic and international firms compete for power purchase agreements, with contracted companies expected to start supplying power in ---- and ----. ...The rest of the power will be supplied by utility Endesa Chile, via existing power plants (currently undisclosed). Conversely, as new gas-fired power projects failed to win any contracts at the auction, we have downgraded our long-term forecast for Chile s gas-fired power generation growth, although we continue to expect gas to increase its share in the country s power mix over the coming decade. Competitively priced renewables capacity will represent a hurdle for the contracting of new natural gas-fired power plants in Chile s upcoming power auctions. ...Popular opposition to the development of large-scale hydropower projects remains a key downside risk to our forecast for the hydropower sector. In particular, we highlight hostility to the completion of the

...---MW Alto Maipo hydropower complex remains strong. In May ---- Chile s Court of Appeals accepted a request for freezing the project s development, which in turn was appealed before the Supreme Court. ...In May ---- Chile s Court of Appeals accepted a request for freezing the project s development, which in turn was appealed before the Supreme Court. Moreover, in August it was also disclosed that the construction of Alto Maipo has run into problems which could imply an increase in the project s cost of -- --- over the initial budget. Moreover, in August it was also disclosed that the construction of Alto Maipo has run into problems which could imply an increase in the project s cost of -- --- over the initial budget. ...The bill aims to accelerate the development process of new power transmission lines and facilitate investment in the sector. The expansion of Chile s power transmission infrastructure is crucial to ensure new renewables capacity can connect to the grid and supply power, as well as to reduce bottlenecks in the system and bring down electricity prices.

...Lower commodities prices and weaker Chinese demand are a sizeable risk to Chilean mining, which is a major driver of electricity consumption. The implementation of large-scale hydropower projects faces a risk of delays due to long environmental permitting and vocal popular opposition. ...

  
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