Auction-backed Solem plant was Cubico’s first American solar venture and took around two years to conclude development at its site in Aguascalientes.
Developer inks two 15-year PPAs with store chains CCK and El Puerto de Liverpool for US$160 million project near US border, set to come online in H2 2020.
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.
Support from Bancomext and World Bank’s IFC will help Fotowatio take Potrero Solar project to finish line, with operational launch scheduled in mid-2020.
Mounting systems specialist STI Norland said it had surpassed 3GW of cumulative installations with 1.2GW of contracted mounting systems orders expected in 2019.
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.
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.
Newly operational Bluemex Power 1 Solar required US$110 million in investment and is one of two EDF Mexican projects to bag auction support.
Actis’ Atlas connects 129MW Guajiro in central state of Hidalgo while JinkoSolar marks commercial launch of 18MW Yucatan installation.
‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, Canadian Solar has secured its largest single multi-year PV module supply agreement, totalling 1.8GW with EDF Renewables North America.
Development money will bankroll US$415m-plus Solar City scheme, meant to install 350MW worth of PV car parks, heaters and distributed generation.
Asset management giant buys Aguascalientes installation three years after project bagged long-term PPAs at Mexico’s first ever energy auction.
IPP makes financial investment decision for its first ever scheme for group of corporate offtakers, a 130MW plant in Durango.
Renewable energy firm, Enel Green Power is deploying leading-edge bifacial modules at two utility-scale PV power plant projects in Mexico and Australia, highlighting a recent preference for bifacial PV technology.
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.