INAUGURATION OF THE FIRST ECO ELECTRIC CHARGER IN SOUTH AMERICA

In order to promote and promote the use of clean energies, SQM together with Copec inaugurated in the Antofagasta Region the first electric eco-charger in South America, located at the Salar del Carmen site, where the final lithium products plants are located. SQM. The initiative seeks to contribute to sustainable development and care for the environment, reducing emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and greenhouse gases (GHG).

This sustainable energy system does not need to be connected to the national electricity grid (Off Grid), since it operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is powered by 100% solar energy, thanks to its 46 panels located with an inclination of 15th in the 96 square meters designated for its operation. The system absorbs the energy generated by the sun relying on the lithium batteries arranged in the system so that, finally, it is distributed through an electric charger that has an intelligent controller.

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