Deal to procure 1.6GW of renewables worldwide will see Silicon Valley giant purchase 720MW of PV in the US, 160MW in Denmark and 125MW from Chilean solar-plus-wind hybrid.
Integrated solar power producer, Scatec Solar has raised its growth targets in its key markets, due to strong demand.
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.
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.
Firm finalises US$51.5m deal to fully own Tacna Solar and Panamericana Solar plants, a duo it built seven years ago in country’s arid southeast.
Acciona, Canadian Solar, Enel and Trina Solar among 27 firms competing for contracts under clean energy tender, scheduled in October after months of delay.
Top markets Brazil and Mexico hold risks but also rewards if firms can look beyond headlines of political volatility, say local developers, lawyers and lobbyists approached for an upcoming PV Tech Power feature.
Developer breaks ground on 133MW extension of bifacial-powered São Gonçalo solar park, meant to go live in 2020 with total capacity of 608MW.
The Sol del Desierto solar plant in Antofagasta region, set to be operational by January 2022, will help Chile transition off coal and reach its goal of being carbon neutral by 2050.
Rocío Nahle uses opening of 162MWp La Orejana to call for set-up of complete solar supply chain in Mexico, to ensure country fully capitalises on renewable growth.
Launch of construction works in South American desert should see US$180m project become commercially active by December 2020, IPP says.
President gives formal all-clear to auctioning of PV to power water transfer as he attends opening of 1MW first phase of separate floating project.
‘MiniRen’ auction awards PV players 96.75MW of the 128MW they had collectively bidden for, with 13 projects contracted at average tariffs of US$57.59/MWh.
Government confirms MoU negotiations are underway for foreign firm to develop project in country’s west, with substation already built and available.