Chile leading the world to a 100% zero carbon power system

Chile has set some of the most ambitious decarbonization targets in the world. This analysis presents a realistic decarbonization path for Chile which reaches the country´s carbon reduction targets, serves the load without black-outs, and provides lowest cost for the rate payers. The study will present the stages and important capacity mix-related decisions necessary for efficient decarbonization.

Chile leading the world to a 100% zero carbon power system

Chile has set some of the most ambitious decarbonization targets in the world. This analysis presents a realistic decarbonization path for Chile which reaches the country´s carbon reduction targets, serves the load without black-outs, and provides lowest cost for the rate payers. The study will present the stages and important capacity mix-related decisions necessary for efficient decarbonization.

 



Contents

  1. Executive summary
  2. The carbon neutral power system of the future
  3. Stage 1: Comprehensive planning
  4. Stage 2: Building the foundation for decarbonization by 2030
  5. Stage 3: Final steps to 100% renewable electricity
  6. Long-term energy storage for 100% renewable power system
  7. The full path to 100% renewables
  8. Key takeaways
  9. Appendix

 

Written by

Alejandro Mc Donough
Business Development Manager, Wärtsilä Region South
Silvia Zumarraga
General Manager, Market Development, Latin America & Caribbean, Wärtsilä Energy
Antti Alahäivälä
General Manager, Business Development, Wärtsilä
Jussi Heikkinen
Jussi Heikkinen
Director, Growth & Development, Wärtsilä North America, Inc
Tyler Murphy
Manager, Marketing & Communications, Wärtsilä North America, Inc