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.
Magdalena II (220MW) in Tlaxcala State is the renewable giant’s first plant to be exclusively powered by two-sided panels, and first earmarked to sell entire output to wholesale electricity market.
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.
Spain's TSK Electricidad y Electronica is now working to build AES Dominicana's 145,000-module project, the latest utility-scale PV milestone for Caribbean island nation.
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.
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.
CaixaBank, DNB, KfW IPEXBank, Natixis, SMBC and Societe Generale pump US$580m of debt into Andes Renovables platform, meant to deploy 1.3GW of wind and solar by 2022.
Solar players reap combined 530MW in contracts of 2.9GW awarded to wind, hydro and thermal plants, with average PV prices the lowest at around US$20.5/MWh.
Inelsa’s work to deploy 150MW project would deliver major installed PV capacity boost to Central American republic, home only to estimated 165MW last year.
Partner duo tell PV Tech their new 400MW platform will exclusively feature ground-mounted PV projects, with plans to initially target 10 installations.
China-backed Cauchari complex hits one-million-panel mark after completion of second and third stages and could see Jujuy province produce 3GW of solar power within 10 years.
Auction-backed Solem plant was Cubico’s first American solar venture and took around two years to conclude development at its site in Aguascalientes.