Chile and Colombia targeted for major buildout of PV and wind, Atlas issues US$253m green bond for Chilean projects, Voltalia’s largest PV project to supply resin group.
Chile and Colombia steer coordinated push by 10 countries to reach an average 70% green energy share by 2030, setting the scene for the rise of a 312GW renewable fleet over the next decade.
Duo team up to deploy at least 400MW in PV and wind by 2025, with Invenergy reportedly set to invest first in pipeline that could then be transferred to Medellín utility.
UPDATE: Second attempt at auction hailed for significantly raising renewables deployment trajectory.
Partner duo tell PV Tech their new 400MW platform will exclusively feature ground-mounted PV projects, with plans to initially target 10 installations.
Acciona, Canadian Solar, Enel and Trina Solar among 27 firms competing for contracts under clean energy tender, scheduled in October after months of delay.
Bogotá’s fresh preparations for tender it called off in February mark fresh chance for country seen as a dormant but promising market.
Government proposal could pave way to tariff hikes and stunt growth of the power market, six associations warn in joint letter to president.
Builder of first utility-scale projects and local association signal faith that like-minded government and supportive policy will clear way for renewable revolution.
President Duque and Minister Suárez attend opening of Enel’s 86.2MW El Paso farm, the first PV project to secure contracts through reliability auction programme.
Country to consult until 3 April on draft rules designed to offset O&M costs of individual installations across poorer, isolated areas.
Contracts for Enel and Emgesa to supply Andean state between 2022 and 2023 mark PV’s first victories at tender designed to mitigate effects of droughts.
Government promises bidders a second chance by Q2 2019 after rejecting all proposals this week over antitrust concerns.
Spanish renewable energy company Diverxia Infrastructure has gained approval from the Mining and Energy Planning Unit (UPME) of Colombia to develop its first large PV project within the country.
JinkoSolar will supply 86MW of solar modules for a PV plant located in the Colombian department of Cesar, northern Colombia.