Chile had 597MW of operational solar PV capacity at the end of August, up 46MW in the two months since the end of June when operational capacity stood at 553MW.
Figures from Chile's renewable energy research institute Centro para la Innovación y Fomento de las Energías Sustentables (CIFES) reported that there are also 2.1GW under construction, up from 1.84GW at the end of June.
There are 9.8GW of solar PV approved with environmental qualification, but not yet being built. Meanwhile there are 3.7GW of PV projects in qualifying stages.
Chile also has of 110MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) under construction.