KfW IPEX-Bank to finance 123MW PV project in Chile

KfW IPEX-Bank is financing the construction and operation of the 123MW Granja PV park, located in Chile's Atacama Desert. The total investment in the project will stand at approximately US$114 million, with KfW IPEX-Bank providing a long-term loan of up to US$91 million and the related interest hedging.

Chile: Land of opportunity for renewable energy

Martin Libra, Head of LATAM at Prothea, an independent advisory boutique providing advisory and asset management services in the renewable energy sector, explains the chances opening up in the Chilean wind and solar market, which can now be considered a pioneer in the grid parity trend that is currently developing in Southern Europe.