About Us

Fontus Solar was formed in 2019 and focuses on developing, owning and operating highly efficient solar power plants in investment grade Latin America.  Our goal is to be a leading provider of solar energy for grid systems and industrial companies using clean and abundant energy provided by the sun.

Our Business

We invest resources and capital necessary to construct, own, operate and maintain world-class solar generation facilities using photovoltaic solar panels and modern plant control systems to maximize production.  This proven technology provides clean, reliable, sustainable energy at a competitive price.

Antay Solar


Installed Capacity: 13 MWp / 9 MWac

Antay Solar is a 9 MW (AC) photovoltaic solar power plant with TBEA central inverters and JA Solar panels on fixed structures located at the Termopacifico plant site.  It is connected to the Cardones substation via  Termopacifico’s electrical infrastructure.  Termopacifico is owned and operated by Fontus Renewables’ sister company Prime Energía.

Don Arturo


Installed capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Don Arturo is an under-development solar plant project located in the Arica region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.  The environmental Impact Assessment Declaration (DIA) permit process has been started for this project.  The Interconnection Criteria Report (“Informe de Criterios de Conexión”, “ICC”) has been obtained for this project.

Quebrada del Sol


Installed Capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Quebrada del Sol is an under-development solar plant project located in the Antofagasta region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.  The environmental Impact Assessment Declaration (DIA) permit process has been started for this project.  The Interconnection Criteria Report (“Informe de Criterios de Conexión”, “ICC”) has been obtained for this project.

Chungungo


Installed Capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Chungungo project is an under-development solar plant project located in the Antofagasta region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.  The environmental Impact Assessment Declaration (DIA) permit process has been started for this project.  The Interconnection Criteria Report (“Informe de Criterios de Conexión”, “ICC”) has been obtained for this project.

Don Esteban


Installed Capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Don Esteban project is an under-development solar plant project located in the Antofagasta region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.  The environmental Impact Assessment Declaration (DIA) permit process has been started for this project.  The Interconnection Criteria Report (“Informe de Criterios de Conexión”, “ICC”) has been obtained for this project.

San Francisco


Installed Capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

San Francisco project is an under-development solar plant project located in the Atacama region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.  The environmental Impact Assessment Declaration (DIA) permit process has been started for this project.  The Interconnection Criteria Report (“Informe de Criterios de Conexión”, “ICC”) has been obtained for this project.

Tamarama


Installed Capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Tamarama is a ready-to-build solar plant project located in the Atacama region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.

Lucas Solar


Installed Capacity: 10.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Lucas Solar is an under-development solar plant project located in the Coquimbo region.  It falls under Chile’s PMG (“Pequeños Medios de Generación“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.  The interconnection Use of Technical Capacity Approval (“Informe de Aprobación de Uso de Capacidad Técnica – SUCT”) has been obtained for this project.

Don Oscar Solar


Installed Capacity: 6.4 MWp / 6 MWac

Don Oscar Solar is an under-development solar plant project located in the Coquimbo region.  It falls under Chile’s PMG (“Pequeños Medios de Generación“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.  The interconnection Use of Technical Capacity Approval (“Informe Aprobación de Uso de Capacidad Técnica – SUCT”) has been obtained for this project.

Gabriela


Installed Capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Gabriela is a ready-to-build solar plant project located in the Coquimbo region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.

Sunhunter


Installed Capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Sunhunter is a ready-to-build solar plant project located in the Coquimbo region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.

Granate


Installed Capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Granate is a ready-to-build solar plant project located in the Coquimbo region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.

Anakena


Installed Capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Anakena is a ready-to-build solar plant project located in the Coquimbo region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.

Pastran


Installed Capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Pastran is a ready-to-build solar plant project located in the Coquimbo region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.

Don Enrique


Installed Capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Don Enrique is a ready-to-build solar plant project located in the Coquimbo region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.

Huaquelón


Installed Capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Huaquelón is a ready-to-build solar plant project located in the Coquimbo region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.

Combarbalá


Installed Capacity: 12.5 MWp / 9 MWac

Combarbalá is an under-development solar plant project located in the Coquimbo region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.  The RCA (environmental permit approval) has been obtained for this project.

Caracas I


Installed Capacity: 11.8 MWp / 9 MWac

Caracas I is a ready-to-build solar plant project located in the Coquimbo region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.

Caracas II


Installed Capacity: 11.8 MWp / 9 MWac

Caracas II is a ready-to-build solar plant project located in the Coquimbo region.  It falls under Chile’s PMGD (“Pequeños Medios de Generación Distribuidos“) Stabilized Price regulations regime.

Leadership

Brendan Wolters

Head of Solar

Mr. Wolters has been working within affiliates of the company since 2015.  He is responsible the development and management of the solar business and is also responsible for the commercial and business development activities of Prime Energia Chile.  Mr. Wolters has 14 years of professional experience with more than 9 years working in Latin America including M&A, corporate restructuring, and project development.  Previously Mr. Wolters worked at Citigroup in New York in the internal financial group of the investment bank.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Connecticut.

Rodrigo Quezada

Solar Business Development Manager

Mr. Quezada is an energy executive with more than 11 years of energy sector experience in Chile. He is responsible the business development of the solar portfolio. Mr. Quezada has experience in electrical power systems, development of energy projects (green field and acquisitions for over 200 MW), project management and construction/operation of thermal and renewable plants. Previously Mr. Quezada worked at MBI Private Investment Fund, Energia de la Pagonia y Aysen and Transelec.  He holds a Civil Electrical Engineering background from the Universidad de Santiago de Chile and a MBA from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile.

Andre Aerssens

Head of Construction

Mr. Aerssens is an experienced executive and Project Director with a demonstrated multicultural history, working worldwide in the International Energy & Power industry. He is responsible for the Projects and Construction management of the solar and other energy business. Mr. Aerssens has a 30+ years of professional experience with more than 20 years working in Latin America. Previously Mr. Aerssens worked 27+ years with ENGIE in different parts of the world.  He holds a Mechanical & Aviation Engineer’s degree from HIRB Brussels.

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