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4. The NCRE in the Chilean electricity market

This chapter describes the integration of NCRE into the Chilean market. It provides the general context for the development of NCRE in Chile and describes the stages of development of a project. The relevant regulatory framework, the minimum connection requirements for NCRE projects, the price system and the commercial balance of a generator and the recognition of the adequacy of this type of generators are detailed in the development stages of a project. Finally, it describes the requirements of NCRE that has imposed Chile in terms of annual quotas of generation.