South america

YPF Luz and Pampetrol Partner to Develop 80 Megawatts of Solar in Argentina's La Pampa
YPF Luz and Pampetrol have signed an agreement to jointly work on the development of two solar projects which could generate up to 80 megawatts of solar energy in Argentina's La Pampa province.
Feb 24, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Argentina, South america, PV Power Plant, YPF Luz, Pampetrol
Argentina's Genneia inks USD-85m loan for new wind, solar projects
Argentine power firm Genneia has signed a loan agreement to obtain up to USD 85 million (EUR 80.3 m) to finance the building of wind as well as solar projects in the nation.
Feb 24, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Argentina, South america, Genneia
Spanish Renewable Energy Firm Sells 32.5 MWp of DG Solar Projects in Chile
Spanish Renewable Energy Firm Sells 32.5 MWp of DG Solar Projects in Chile
Feb 21, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Spain, Chile, South america, Europe, PV Power Plant, Grenergy
AES Andes files EIA for wind, solar hybrid with 623-MW BESS in Chile
Chilean electric energy AES Andes on Monday submitted an environmental effect study (EIS) for a hybrid wind and solar energy project collocated with a proposed 623.5-MW battery energy storage space system (BESS).
Feb 21, 2023 // Plants, Commercial, Storage, Chile, South america, BESS, AES Andes
Ex. Verano Capital, Verano Energy Secures Permits for 100 MW Solar Project in Peru
Verano Energy, formerly Verano Capital, has obtained several key permits for the construction of a 100-MW solar power project in Peru. Yinson Renewables is an investment partner for this project, which is expected to start operating in mid-2025.
Feb 17, 2023 // Plants, South america, Peru, Solar Project, Verano Energy
Brazil okays 457.5 MW of renewable projects from Oct 14 tender
Brazil's power field regulator Aneel accepted on Tuesday 457.5 MW of winning renewable resource projects from the A-5 tender held on October 14, 2022.
Feb 15, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, tender, South america, Brazil, ANEEL
Brazil's set up solar PV capacity at 25 GW in Feb
Brazil got to 25 GW of set up solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in February, or 76% more than a year earlier, the field association Absolar claimed.
Feb 13, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, South america, Brazil
Argentina calls tenders for 620 MW of blended renewables, storage space
Argentina's government last week launched a renewable resource auction, RenMDI, seeking 620 MW from different innovations to diversify the nation's power mix as well as change expensive forced generation, usually provided by thermal as well as hydroelectric plants.
Feb 7, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Argentina, South america
Colombia Receives $70 Million Loan from Climate Investment Funds for Renewable Energy Integration
Colombia has become the first country to benefit from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), receiving a $70 million loan to transition to clean energy. This loan will help build infrastructure for renewable electricity transmission, including batteries, transmission lines, and green hydrogen facilities.
Feb 7, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, South america, Colombia, cif, Climate Investment Funds
EDP turns on 1.25 MW of solar in Brazil
Brazilian power utility EDP Brasil SA (BVMF: ENBR3) has taken into procedure 1.25 MW of solar power plants in the nation's south.
Feb 1, 2023 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, EDP, South america, Brazil, PV Power Plant
Sumitomo, Colbun ink green ammonia MoU in Chile
Chilean utility Colbun SA and also Japanese diversified group Sumitomo Corp (TYO:8053) revealed on Monday that they have developed a partnership to jointly study the expediency of green hydrogen-to-ammonia projects in Chile.
Jan 31, 2023 // Solar to Fuel, Chile, South america, sumitomo, green ammonia, Colbun
Norsk Solar protects funding for 18 MW of fresh solar in Brazil
Norwegian company Norsk Solar AS (FRA:62 L) revealed today that it has received greater than BRL 50 million (USD 9.8 m/EUR 9m) in non-recourse project financial obligation for the installation of 18 MW of solar capacity in Brazil.
Jan 31, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, South america, Brazil, Norsk Solar
Ecopetrol unveils 26-MWp self-supply solar farm in Colombia
Colombian oil significant Ecopetrol SA (NYSE: EC) on Friday announced the commissioning of a 26-MWp solar farm in Huila, a self-supply project developed to power its oil fields in the southern Colombia department.
Jan 30, 2023 // Plants, South america, Colombia, PV Power Plant, EcoPetrol
Fractal EMS as well as You.On Integrate Largest BESS in Brazil
The largest battery energy storage system (BESS) in Brazil has a capacity of The 30 MW/60 MWh. You.On chose Kehua inverters paired with CATL liquid-cooled batteries for the project.
Jan 30, 2023 // Storage, South america, Brazil, Battery Energy Storage System, CATL liquid-cooled batteries, Daniel Crotzer, Fractal EMS, Kehua inverters, You.On
Brazil okays Casa dos Ventos, TotalEnergies 12-GW renewables JV
Brazil's competitors regulatory authority CADE has okayed to the joint venture (JV) deal between French TotalEnergies SE (EPA: TTE) and regional renewable energy developer Casa dos Ventos concentrating on structure as well as operating 12 GW of wind and solar parks in the South American country.
Jan 27, 2023 // Plants, South america, Brazil, TotalEnergies