Government gives go-ahead to Continua-Trina Solar for 160MW of new capacity, adding to the partnership's earlier 300MW, as the market witnesses arrival of new energy minister.
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.
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.
Solarpack to buy 43MW of Peru solar projects, Ichigo and Softbank bring Japanese solar plants into operation, Armenian government grants VAT adjournment for imports on 55MW solar plant.
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.
Peru is preparing a reform to its energy policy in order to support more renewable energy penetration, according to the minister of energy and mines, Francisco Ísmodes.
Enel, through its Peruvian subsidiary Enel Green Power Peru (EGPP), has started operations at the 180MW Rubi solar PV plant, which is Peru’s largest solar project.
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.
Peru has set a target of 100% rural electrification in 2021, requiring new transmission lines, rural systems and solar PV modules.
Peru energy ministry installs 6,000 PV panels in remote areas under 195,000 panel plan, Malaysia’s SEDA offers PV monitoring scheme, Kaco in inverter supply partnership with Eko in Turkey.
Enel Green Power Peru (EGPP), a subsidiary of Italian power giant Enel, has started construction of Peru’s largest solar plant.
The Latin America region had installed 1.8GW of solar PV by the end of the third quarter this year, already up 400MW from 1.4GW in 2015, according to GTM Research’s Latin America PV Playbook for Q3 2016.
Ardian Infrastructure has made its debut in the Latin American solar market in the US$31 million acquisition of four PV plants in Chile and Peru from Spanish EPC Solarpack.
The Peruvian government has awarded two PV projects to Enel Green Power Peru and Enersur for a total capacity of 185MW at a price gauged around US$48/MWh.