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.
The Canadian firm is looking for local development partners and corporate offtakers to kickstart operations in the Latin American country.
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.
Coastal scheme just northwest of capital Montevideo could cost upwards of US$35 million and should be operational by March 2021, government tells PV Tech.
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.
Country part of Latin America’s lithium triangle will tap into sizeable reserves of sought-after metal to create industrial ecosystem, top official says at PV plant launch.
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.
Infrastructure group adds to Latin American EPC contracts after being chosen by Clean Capital Energy to deploy 89MW La Huella in Chile’s Coquimbo region.
PV bids for 20-year supply deals at A-6 auction of 18 October will start at BRL209/MWh, opening up new avenue of government support for blossoming Brazilian PV scene.
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.
Acciona, Canadian Solar, Enel and Trina Solar among 27 firms competing for contracts under clean energy tender, scheduled in October after months of delay.
Energy storage’s state-of-play, bifacial's fortunes in the trade war era and Latin American solar's rising star are among the key themes of latest edition of Solar Media’s journal.