The mining group Peñoles ordered the construction of the biggest solar heating plant in Mexico at the copper mine in Milpillas, Sonora, Mexico. The purpose of the solar plant is to produce heat for the electro-winning process of the mine. Jorgensen was hired by the EPC company Arcon-Sunmark to carry out the site-management of the construction. Now Jorgensen holds a contract of service with the mine.
Technical data of the solar plant:
Solar collector area: 6,270 m2
Thermal storage: 660 m3
Purpose: Production of heat for the electro-winning process
Construction year: 2016