World Bank’s IFC mulling request by energy giant for US$395m facility to deploy four plants at various development stages, with a fifth under consideration.
Builder of first utility-scale projects and local association signal faith that like-minded government and supportive policy will clear way for renewable revolution.
Kallpa Generación secures ministerial nod to feasibility studies for 500MW plant, setting the scene for capacity surge in country home to only 345MW last year.
Joint venture formed to deploy renewable portfolio of 900MW, featuring four solar plants and two onshore wind projects backed through post-auction 15-year PPAs.
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.
Asia becomes major driver of 94GW PV addition worldwide, with other frontrunners including the US, Australia, Germany, Brazil, Egypt and Mexico.
Power market regulator ANEEL confirms compensation rules due for publication in H2 2019 will only affect new connections.
Country to consult until 3 April on draft rules designed to offset O&M costs of individual installations across poorer, isolated areas.
Association hails plummeting solar costs ahead of next tender this June, with new figures showing industry has hit 2GW capacity mark.
Grid expansion push is first of nine projects set to help country accommodate renewable surge all the way to 2025.
Subsidiaries of Italian power giant Enel have started building Colombia’s largest solar project and completed a 238MW plant in Mexico.
Major module firm Trina Solar and Japanese conglomerate Mitsui have won 104MW of capacity in Mexico’s third auction round.
Canadian Solar has been awarded a 112MW PV project in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco following the country’s A-4 auction that was just held in December 2017.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide US$150 million to renewable energy company Enel Green Power Perú to build and operate both a wind farm and PV power plant currently under construction within the country.
Single-axis solar tracker firm Soltec said it had won the order to supply Scatec Solar 162MW PV project in Quixeré, Northeast Brazil amidst strong competition, bringing its project wins in the country to 909MW.