Santiago, July 24th, 2019. This afternoon, Enel Generacion Chile and Anglo American signed a contract for the electric power supply of all the operations for the mining company to a total consumption of up to 3TWh annually. This concerns 100% renewable energy, which makes this contract the largest in its type for independent customers in the country.
“With our generation matrix, becoming cleaner all the time, we have the possibility of submitting more competitive and sustainable offers for our customers. We are the first renewable energies operator in Chile and we are convinced that promoting this type of energy, we go out to meet our customers and we make significant contribution to the country”, pointed out Paolo Pallotti, General Manager of Enel Chile.
“We are working from different fields in order to contribute towards a healthy environment. Our objective is to continue reducing our emissions, and to achieve efficient operations that are more careful in respect to their surroundings. The signing of this contract adds to other actions we are undertaking along the same line, such as the installation of the first PV plant, built over a tailings pile and the incorporation of electric buses for the transportation of our employees”, explained Hennie Faul, Anglo American Executive Chairman for Copper.
The agreement, signed today will take effect in 2021 and shall be in force during ten years.