The 408MW Santa Isabel PV array in Antofagasta region would feed into the northern SING power grid.
Unfavorable auction terms and subsidized natural gas production are just a couple of the challenges facing Peru's renewable energy segment. Rome-based Enel Group, however, maintains its commitment to becoming the main player in Peru renewables by 2018.
An initial link would run from Yaguacua to Tartagal.
The state oil company plans to award the power transmission component in December.
The Peruvian government named its third deputy energy minister under President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's administration.
Slated for December 15, Leilão 02/2017 will be the country's second transmission auction this year, offering 4,900km of high-voltage power lines and 10.42GVA of substation capacity in 11 states. BNamericas profiles each of the projects available to bidders.