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.
López Obrador says ‘people were cheated’ as he publicly endorses plans to reopen green energy auction contracts, signed as part of his predecessor’s ‘failed’ energy reform.
‘Forget [regulator] Aneel … the tax will be ZERO’, controversial president tells social media users as he acts to block grid fee for net-metered installations in latest PV-friendly move.
The Canadian firm is looking for local development partners and corporate offtakers to kickstart operations in the Latin American country.
The freshly-commissioned 167.5GWh Almeyda plant is contracted to supply power to Chile's state-owned copper mining company through a long-term PPA.
Madrid-based developer says Latin American market is already ‘mature’ as it clears planning hurdle for utility-scale trio, set for development in central Mexico.
Investment bank joins EIB as they co-sponsor 436MW portfolio in European country and also backs CVE’s 110MW distributed generation pipeline in South American state.
Chile and Colombia steer coordinated push by 10 countries to reach an average 70% green energy share by 2030, setting the scene for the rise of a 312GW renewable fleet over the next decade.
Extending deadlines for auction-backed projects would help developers struggling to line up financing after months of political swings and economic adversity, says trade body CADER
Controversial Brazilian president vetoes bill containing dispensation for PV cells as appetite mounts among foreign solar manufacturers to supply market undergoing solar transformation.
Federal judge said to have paralysed move by AMLO government to extend clean energy certificates to existing hydro and nuclear plants, which critics said would ruin PV and wind project economics.
Duo team up to deploy at least 400MW in PV and wind by 2025, with Invenergy reportedly set to invest first in pipeline that could then be transferred to Medellín utility.
Development bank duo go halves as they award US$200m in green loans to pipeline by Sempra Energy’s subsidiary, featuring four projects in Sonora, Aguascalientes and Baja California.
Neoen, Solarpack, Total Eren, EDP among those pre-selected to develop 200MW PV installation in Manabí province, poised to kickstart dormant solar scene in Andean state.