South america

FRV gets prelim enviro licence for 300-MW solar project in Brazil
Madrid-based clean energy developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) said on Wednesday that it has actually been given a preliminary ecological licence for the growth of a 300-MWac/327-MWp solar park project in Brazil.
Dec 1, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, South america, Brazil, frv, Solar Project
Chile's Colbun cuts ribbon at 230-MW solar farm with BESS in Atacama
Chilean energy Colbun SA on Monday inaugurated its 230-MW Diego de Almagro Sur solar farm with an 8-MW battery power storage space system (BESS) in Chile's Atacama area, as well as stated that it going to add the storage space component to most of its renewable resource projects in the future.
Nov 29, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Chile, South america, atacama, BESS, solar farm, Colbun
Enel Americas to invest USD 5bn mainly in Brazil, Colombia by 2025
Latin American empire Enel Americas SA (BCS: ENELAM) claimed on Monday that it will certainly invest USD 5 billion (EUR 4.84 bn) in its electricity company in the area under the 2023-2025 strategic plan, and also straight most its investments to Colombia as well as Brazil.
Nov 29, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, South america, Brazil, Colombia, Enel Americas
Solarpack granted loan for 252 MWp of solar projects in Colombia
Spanish solar power developer Solarpack has been provided an elderly loan amounting to close to COP 656 billion (USD 133.6 m/EUR 128.5 m) to construct two solar farms in Colombia.
Nov 25, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, South america, Solarpack, Colombia, solar projects
JinkoSolar wins 522MW Brazil solar order
Phase 1 of the Santa Luzia plant is anticipated to be totally operational in early 2024
Nov 25, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, South america, JinkoSolar, Brazil, Alberto Cuter, Joao Batista Meirelles
Vale launches initial plants of 766-MWp solar complicated in Brazil
Brazilian mining business Vale SA (BVMF: VALE3) announced on Thursday it has started power generation at a 766-MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in the town of Jaiba, Minas Gerais state.
Nov 18, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, South america, Brazil, Vale
Spain's Enerside lands off-taker for 3.33-MWp solar DG project in Brazil
Spanish integrated solar PV platform Enerside Energy SA (BME: ENRS) stated that it has actually authorized a power purchase agreement (PPA) to provide power from its 3.33 MWp distributed generation (DG) solar farm in Brazil to Brazilian renewables and sugar-energy company Raizen SA (BVMF: RAIZ4).
Nov 14, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Spain, South america, Europe, Brazil, enerside
Brazil's Atiaia Renovaveis to build 27.5-MW solar park for local glass manufacturer
Brazilian glass maker Vivix Vidros Planos perseverance its production facility in the eastern city of Goiana with a 27.5-MW solar plant that will be constructed by domestic renewables firm Atiaia Renovaveis.
Nov 10, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, South america, Brazil, Solar Park, Atiaia Renovaveis
Chile, the land of mines, leads the way in solar power
The Latin American country has far exceeded its goal to get to 20% of energy production from renewable resources by 2025
Nov 7, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Chile, South america, Javier Jorquera Copier
Brazil gives Total Eren's 22 MW solar project top priority status
The Brazilian Ministry of Mines as well as Energy has provided top priority status to a 22-MW solar power project possessed by Paris-based independent power manufacturer (IPP) Total Eren SA.
Nov 2, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, South america, Brazil, Solar Project
Chile's Colbun, Codelco accept replace coal with renewables in PPA
Chilean utility Colbun SA has renegotiated the terms of a decade-plus old power purchase agreement (PPA) with state-owned copper miner Codelco to gradually replace the contracted supply of coal-based electricity with 100% renewables.
Nov 1, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, PPA, Chile, South america, Colbun, Codelco
Brazil's Unimar University inaugurates 3.25-MWp solar power farm
The University of Marilia in southerly Brazil, referred to as Unimar, announced on Monday it has actually inaugurated a 3.25-MWp solar energy plant at its campus.
Nov 1, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, South america, Brazil, Unimar University, solar power farm
Grenergy scores PPAs for 288 MWp of solar projects in Chile
Spanish renewables developer Grenergy Renovables SL (BME: GRE) claimed on Thursday it had authorized 2 power purchase contracts (PPAs) to provide around 240 GWh of solar power annually to a utility in Chile.
Oct 27, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Chile, South america, solar projects, Grenergy
Sonnedix gets IPP with 290-MW wind and solar portfolio in Chile
Global independent power manufacturer (IPP) Sonnedix Power Holdings Ltd said on Wednesday that it has actually settled the acquisition of Chile-based peer Arco, a platform with 290 MW wind and solar projects in the country.
Oct 19, 2022 // Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Sonnedix, Axel Thiemann, Chile, South america
Japan's govt to back 18 MW of solar projects in Chile
Japanese renewable power developer Eurus Energy Holdings Corp introduced on Thursday that 18 MW of its Chilean solar projects were chosen to receive financial backing by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment.
Sep 30, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Japan, Chile, South america, Asia, solar projects