Lowest Bid of $0.01332/kWh Reported in Chile’s Renewables Auction

The National Energy Commission of Chile (CNE) held a 2.31 TWh/year renewable energy auction last week, in which the lowest bid was submitted for $0.01332/kWh for a solar PV project. 29 bidders took part in the bidding process, which was conducted by Empresas Eléctricas AG and by Enel, to provide electricity to the National Electric System […]

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Mainstream Renewable Power Closes Financing for Chilean Solar-Wind Farm

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power has achieved financial close for the third and final phase of its “Andes Renovables” wind and solar platform in Chile. The  US$182 million in debt raised will be used to build the “Copihue” phase which consists of one wind farm, named Camán, located in central Chile. The […]

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Atlas Renewable Energy Wins Accolades in Latin America

Miami-based Atlas Renewable Energy has been awarded IJGlobal’s 2020 Latin America Sponsor of the Year Award for the company’s contributions to accelerating the region’s transformation to clean energy. In just 2020, the company signed three major financing contracts: Ananuca worth USD 253 Million, Lar do Sol – Casablanca worth USD 150 million and New Juazeiro […]

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Chile EDPR Acquires 628 MW Wind and Solar Portfolio in Chilean Market

Spain-headquartered renewable energy company EDP Renewables (EDP Renováveis) recently announced that it has signed agreements to acquire a 628 MW wind and solar portfolio in Chile, with commercial operations expected to commence between 2023 and 2025. The transaction has been reached through two separate agreements with Atacama Energy and Lader Energy for a total consideration […]

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Engie to Develop 2 GW Renewable Energy in Chile by 2025

French multinational electric utility company Engie recently presented a comprehensive plan at the Presidential Palace of Chile for its operations in the country, including the development of 2 GW of renewable energy capacity and the end of its 1.5 GW of coal-fired power generation activities by 2025, both of which are part of the firm’s ambition […]

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Statkraft to Build Three Wind Farms Worth 102 MW in Chile

European renewable energy generator – Statkraft has announced that it will build its first wind farms in Chile, expanding its renewable energy generation capacity in the South American country amid increasing demand for hydro, wind and solar power in the southernmost nation in the world.  Combined with the company’s existing hydropower assets, Statkraft will reach […]

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Sungrow Cumulative Shipments to the Americas Cross 10 GW Mark

Sungrow, a leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, has announced recently that its cumulative shipments in the Americas has hit the milestone of 10 GW by the end of 2020, underlining its position in the deep decarbonisation of the local economy. Significant process made in a challenging year With a continued upward growth trajectory in […]

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India Drops to 2nd, Chile Takes No.1 on Climatescope Emerging Markets Ranking

India dropped back down to 2nd position, as Chile regained the top spot back in the latest Climatescope survey ranking by BNEF India, after topping BNEF’s Climatescope Emerging Markets Ranking in 2019, has dropped back down to second position in the latest Climatescope survey released by BNEF. Chile, which was ranked 2nd in last year’s […]

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Sungrow Crosses 1 GW Mark for PV Inverter Shipments in Chile

Sungrow has hit the 1 GW mark for PV inverter cumulative shipments to Chile, and it took first place in the shipment ranking in Chile this year. Sungrow, a leading global inverter solution supplier for renewables, has announced that the Company hit the 1 GW PV inverter cumulative shipments to Chile and took first place […]

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