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February 12, 2016
Spain-based solar tracker and fixed structures manufacturer STi Norland has been chosen by renewables firm Acciona Energia to provide PV equipment and installations for around half of the El Romero solar plant, which will stand at 247MW in the Atacama desert of Chile.
January 29, 2016
Pattern nears completion of 122MW solar project in Chile with operation expected to commence in Q1 this year.
January 18, 2016
Chile’s installed solar PV capacity reached 848MW as of the end of December 2015, according to the latest update from Chilean renewable energy research institute Centro para la Innovación y Fomento de las Energías Sustentables (CIFES).
January 12, 2016
Chile’s Ministry of National Resources is holding a public tender for 2,896 hectares of land in the region of Arica and Parinacota to be used for renewable energy projects.
January 12, 2016
China-based solar manufacturer Trina Solar and Madrid-based PV developer Grenergy Renovables have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build 60MW of solar plants in Chile.
January 6, 2016
Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile, has signed off on a new energy strategy for the South American country, which sets a goal of generating 70% of national electricity generation from renewable sources by 2050.
November 26, 2015
The Latin America region saw 181MW of utility-scale solar PV come online in Q3 2015, down 50% from the historic 363MW of installations in Q2, but still helping the market's ability to strengthen growth and move towards maturity in 2016, according to GTM Research’s ‘Latin America Q3 Playbook’.
November 6, 2015
Chile is forecast to install half of all new solar capacity in Latin America this year. But logistical operations for remote solar projects and the threat of natural disasters are both major considerations for the region. Tom Kenning spoke to Jatin Sharma of GCube Underwriting about the risks associated with the Chilean market.
November 5, 2015
Solar has become the cheapest source of energy in Chile, according to results from the country's latest power tender in October, but issues remain with transmission lines, according to a Deutsche Bank report.

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