atacama desert

December 31, 2020
The inside scoop of how Mytilineos defied national protests and the onset of the novel coronavirus in 2020 to complete one of Chile’s largest solar farms in the Atacama desert.
November 10, 2020
Alongside the recent rapid boom in bifacial solar deployment, extensive work has been underway to fine-tune the yield modelling of bifacial systems. Drawing on case studies from the ATAMOSTEC test site in Chile, researchers involved in the collaborative venture describe how it is helping improve understanding of bifacial yield and the lay the foundations for a set of new rules to inform system design and installation
October 21, 2020
LONGi has completed delivery of 101MW of bifacial panels to a utility-scale solar array coming forward in Chile’s Antofagasta region.
February 27, 2020
Green regulator SEA to consider projects of 317MW and 181MW in high-irradiation desert, joining Enel's growing series of large bifacial ventures in Latin America.
February 24, 2020
If approved, US$788 million Inti Pacha project will join a cluster of other PV projects taking advantage of Atacama's hyperarid climate.
November 12, 2019
Injection of US$71m by group of financiers brings boost to project under construction in Atacama Desert, the largest ever to be undertaken by Madrid-headquartered developer.
August 12, 2019
Launch of construction works in South American desert should see US$180m project become commercially active by December 2020, IPP says.
July 10, 2019
Espejo de Tarapacá project is meant to plug support gap for Chilean energy storage by pairing up 300MW system with 561MW PV plant in Atacama.

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