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.
The new edition of PV Tech Power – PV Tech Power 23 – is now available to download entirely free of charge, featuring insight in solar's COVID recovery, the emergence of Chile as LatAm's hottest market and the realities of subsidy-free solar.
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.