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.
Major European economies and Ottawa ask for meeting with López Obrador’s government to address concerns over new restrictions to green energy projects on COVID-19 “stability” grounds.
Firm says green energy ‘mission’ will steer actions at time of COVID-19 uncertainty, as shareholders back US$500m raise to fund US$1.8bn plan to deploy solar and wind in Chile and Colombia.
New figures from regulator UPME show nearly 70% of all energy projects currently proposed are solar, setting the scene for growth spurt in the country using auctions to catch up on the renewable front.
Italian energy giant argues most of its EBITDA comes from contracted activities, with financial results showing firm built 3GW of green energy in 2019 and is eyeing a further 4GW in 2020.
Plans by investor to develop US$450m grid-connected plant mark latest move of a series by international firms plotting solar megaprojects in high-irradiation region of Antofagasta.
Deal touted as "largest solar contract" ever signed in Brazil will support development of 330MW PV plant in southeast of country, set to power miner's nickel and iron operations.
Contract to equip Solatio’s utility-scale and rooftop PV projects marks the latest such agreement in Brazil, increasingly targeted by Chinese manufacturers.
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.
Green regulator SEA to consider projects of 317MW and 181MW in high-irradiation desert, joining Enel's growing series of large bifacial ventures in Latin America.
Group expects double-digit renewables growth in 2020 after achieving revenue and profit rises in 2019, under the tenure of executive forced out by board this month.
Revenues from firm’s solar assets overtook wind’s in 2019 and accounted for nearly half of full-year turnover, with large projects in Mexico, Argentina and others set to go live in 2020.
Government gives go-ahead to Continua-Trina Solar for 160MW of new capacity, adding to the partnership's earlier 300MW, as the market witnesses arrival of new energy minister.
Mexican solar said to have boomed to cumulative 5GW in 2019 despite rows with the government, while street protest-ridden Chile thought to have hit renewable target five years in advance.
Solar firms offer 28GW pipeline of total 51GW put forward for 28 May 2020 tender, scheduled after year when PV drew global eyes with US$17.5/MWh average tariffs.