Chilean power generator Gener expects to begin construction this year of the 532 mw Cochrane coal-fired plant with commercial operations starting in 2016, according to information from parent company AES’s 2012 results conference call. Meanwhile, Gener’s 270 mw Campiche unit at the Ventanas coal-fired plant is due to begin commercial operations in the coming weeks bringing the coal-fired plant’s capacity to 884 mw.