Rob Eberhardt, Jeremy Hushon and Amala Nath of global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright compare and contrast the different innovations and challenges faced in financing solar PV projects in the United States and in Latin America.
Growth market investor company Actis has acquired over 1.5GW of solar PV assets from bankrupt SunEdison in Latin America as part of a US$525 million commitment to launch a new Pan-Latin American renewable energy platform — Atlas Renewable Energy.
This week's Movers & Shakers features executive board shake-ups; with both new appointments and departures. PV Tech also reports on happenings in Chile's Renewable Energy Association, as the country emerges as a strong clean energy player in Latin America.
Brazil’s emerging PV market poses significant opportunities for foreign investors as it is still at a stage before consolidation occurs and the market becomes more saturated. A panel of experts at Intersolar Europe discussed why now is the right time to penetrate the Brazilian market.
The Latin American solar market is expected to double to 2.3GW in 2016, up from 1.3GW last year, but it remains in its early stages having been held back by key markets in Brazil and Mexico, according to the latest figures from analyst firm GTM Research.