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.
‘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.
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.
Chinese firm boasts of dominance in the continent and market hold in Southeast Asia and Australia as deliveries reach the three-digit-gigawatt threshold across the globe.
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.
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.
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.
Injection of US$71m by group of financiers brings boost to project under construction in Atacama Desert, the largest ever to be undertaken by Madrid-headquartered developer.
EPC multinational marks operational launch of solar assets in Chile and India as January-September 2019 revenues nearly double year-on-year but net profit more than halves.
Firm sees slight revenue dip and minor EBITDA jump in first nine months of year when overseas PV portfolio reached 1.138GW, with new solar plays in Europe and America.
Two-sided panels and support to distributors will help keep up with low-priced rivals and hit 500MW-600MW in module sales to Brazil next year, A-rated firm tells PV Tech at meeting in China.