JA Solar Supplies 480MW PV Modules To Project In Chile

The CEME1 480MW Project,  one of the large photovoltaic (PV) installations in Chile has reached full capacity grid connection. PowerChina Huadong Engineering Corporation Limited, the contractor of the project, utilized modules from Chinese major JA Solar, emphasizing the role of its technology and products in project’s construction. Spanning approximately 400 hectares—an area equivalent to 370 […]

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Atlas Renewable Energy To Develop 200 MW Installed Capacity Chilean BESS

Atlas Renewable Energy has announced signing a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the use of a battery energy storage system with the Chilean company COPEC, through its energy commercializer EMOAC for 15 years. According to Atlas Renewable Energy, BESS del Desierto will be one of the largest energy storage projects in Chile and Latin America, […]

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LONGi, Dynamis Ink 160 MW Supply Deal In Chile

Solar panel manufacturing firm LONGi, and solar energy products distributor Dynamis signed a 160 MW supply framework agreement during the ATP TOUR Chile Open event. The ceremony took place in Santiago, Chile, on March 2, by LONGi to Dynamis during the ATP TOUR Chile Open, in which the CEO, Thaynara Rech, and the Dynamis Commercial […]

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E-Fuel Hybridization With Solar Can Improve Energy Production: IEA

A latest report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) on, “Role of E-Fuel in Decarbonizing Transport”, studied the role of hybridization of E-Fuel with wind and solar as a solution in reducing carbon dioxide (CO₂) emission.  The report stated, “E-Fuel have emerged as an alternative in situations where, the usage wind and solar resources is […]

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Canadian Solar Wins 253 MWp Solar, 1,000 MWh BESS Project in Chile

Solar PV modules manufacturer and large scale solar project developer Canadian Solar has announced that the company has been awarded a 253 MWp solar plus 1,000 MWh battery energy storage project called ‘Zaldivar Project’ in Chile’s public tender held by Chile’s Energy National Commission (CNE) in July 2022. The official statement of Canadian Solar held […]

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Analysing The Landscape For Energy Transition In LatAm Region

AMI (Americas Market Intelligence) Energy Practice has recently published a report shedding light on the untapped opportunities, challenges, investment potential in energy transition in the Latin America region. The findings of the report are as under. Lucrative Market For Operators & Investors In Suriname David Abiamofo, Minister of Natural Resources of the Republic of Suriname, […]

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Gas Lobby Hinders RE Transition In Chile

The Gas lobby is throwing a spanner in the transition to renewable energy in Chile which likes to present itself as a worldwide leader on climate change. Solar and wind projects have been developed across North Chile. But, across most of South Chile people use wood for combustion. A report recently published liberally quoted Chile’s […]

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Chile to Hold 5.25GWh RE Auctions Over Next 15 Years

The Chilean Energy Regulator (CNE) has launched an auction to provide 5.25GWh of electricity to the national grid. This will take placevover a period of 15 years and the addition of electricity will begin from 2027. The new information has been shared by the Regulator on its website. According to the latest note, the consultation […]

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Chile to Double its Energy Storage Capacity Together with AES

In line with the objective of achieving carbon neutrality, Chile and AES have joined forces to accelerate the country’s energy transition by increasing their battery-based energy storage capacity, Santiago-based AES Andes announced recently. Within the framework of the company’s participation in the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference – known as COP26 – which takes […]

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