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December 16, 2020
The Brazilian renewables subsidiary of Enel Group has announced plans to expand the São Gonçalo solar PV plant, which it says is South America’s largest, with a 256MW capacity addition.
November 24, 2020
Chilean authorities have announced plans to carry out an auction next year, looking to procure 2,310GWh of renewable power from generation and storage.
November 11, 2020
The government of Colombia has announced plans to hold a renewable energy auction in the first quarter of 2021 that it says could represent an investment of more than US$6 billion in the country.
October 20, 2020
AES Gener has broken ground on a 112MW / 560MWh battery energy storage project in Chile, said to be Latin America’s largest such facility to date.
July 7, 2020
The Chilean government has awarded development rights for 11 utility-scale renewables projects in the country, totalling more than 2.6GW.
June 22, 2020
‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JinkoSolar has been selected to provide bifacial modules for Chile’s first hybrid utility-scale solar-plus-wind farm.
June 15, 2020
Sonnedix and French financier Natixis have closed senior financing facilities to bring forward up to 100MWp of solar in Chile.
June 11, 2020
President signs decree setting out use of green debentures to unlock multi-gigawatt boost to renewables, stung by auction postponements brought about by COVID-19.
June 10, 2020
Recently name checked as among the cheapest places in the world to develop solar, Chile has emerged as a particularly popular destination for solar finance. But as the country proceeds towards a 100% renewables target, political instability and legacy network issues stand in its way. Molly Lempriere explores how Chile can leap those hurdles on its way to a green grid.
June 1, 2020
Bogotá will exceptionally allow privately-run locations to import solar and wind components, in a bid to speed up deployment of green energy tender contract holders of 2019.

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