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.
CaixaBank, DNB, KfW IPEXBank, Natixis, SMBC and Societe Generale pump US$580m of debt into Andes Renovables platform, meant to deploy 1.3GW of wind and solar by 2022.
Solar players reap combined 530MW in contracts of 2.9GW awarded to wind, hydro and thermal plants, with average PV prices the lowest at around US$20.5/MWh.
Inelsa’s work to deploy 150MW project would deliver major installed PV capacity boost to Central American republic, home only to estimated 165MW last year.
Partner duo tell PV Tech their new 400MW platform will exclusively feature ground-mounted PV projects, with plans to initially target 10 installations.
China-backed Cauchari complex hits one-million-panel mark after completion of second and third stages and could see Jujuy province produce 3GW of solar power within 10 years.
Auction-backed Solem plant was Cubico’s first American solar venture and took around two years to conclude development at its site in Aguascalientes.
Coastal scheme just northwest of capital Montevideo could cost upwards of US$35 million and should be operational by March 2021, government tells PV Tech.
Developer inks two 15-year PPAs with store chains CCK and El Puerto de Liverpool for US$160 million project near US border, set to come online in H2 2020.
Country will join Chile and others to push for Latin American 70%-by-2030 renewable goal, Iván Duque says in New York event as 100.5MW solar project gets green license.
Country part of Latin America’s lithium triangle will tap into sizeable reserves of sought-after metal to create industrial ecosystem, top official says at PV plant launch.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador government will only hold renewable tender it cancelled in February if state-run utility CFE is given time to grow, official says at event.
Support from Bancomext and World Bank’s IFC will help Fotowatio take Potrero Solar project to finish line, with operational launch scheduled in mid-2020.
Infrastructure group adds to Latin American EPC contracts after being chosen by Clean Capital Energy to deploy 89MW La Huella in Chile’s Coquimbo region.
PV bids for 20-year supply deals at A-6 auction of 18 October will start at BRL209/MWh, opening up new avenue of government support for blossoming Brazilian PV scene.