Country to consult until 3 April on draft rules designed to offset O&M costs of individual installations across poorer, isolated areas.
Association hails plummeting solar costs ahead of next tender this June, with new figures showing industry has hit 2GW capacity mark.
Grid expansion push is first of nine projects set to help country accommodate renewable surge all the way to 2025.
Contracts for Enel and Emgesa to supply Andean state between 2022 and 2023 mark PV’s first victories at tender designed to mitigate effects of droughts.
JinkoSolar will supply 86MW of solar modules for a PV plant located in the Colombian department of Cesar, northern Colombia.
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.
Brazil’s ‘A-4’ power auction has seen energy agency EPE allocate 806.6MW of solar at the lowest ever price in the country.
French renewable energy developer Neoen has been awarded a 377MW(AC) solar PV project in Mexico’s third renewable energy auction.
Colombian developer Celsia will start constructing the first utility-scale solar PV project in Colombia in March this year, with operations to start in Q3.
Chile is set to add 1.5GW of new renewable energy capacity in 2017, according to Carlos Finat, the executive director of Chile’s renewable energy association, ACERA.
Having been slow to actively encourage solar deployment in comparison to other major South American markets, Argentina has now declared 2017 as a “Year of Renewable Energy”, under a decree from its official gazette.
UK solar developer Hive Energy has continued its international expansion, this time opening a new office in Mexico City.