South america

Forecasting solar power generation with 'deep photovoltaic nowcasting'
The 'deep photovoltaic nowcasting' task established by Chile's Institute of Engineering Sciences of the University of O'Higgins, Canada's Laval University and Japan's Kyoto University, seeks to make short-term, high-resolution forecasts of solar power generation.
Feb 4, 2020 // Technology, Japan, Canada, Chile, South america, Asia, North America, Rodrigo Verschae
Top Five Emerging Markets for Clean Energy Investment
Jan 31, 2020 // Market Research, India, China, Chile, South america, Brazil, Asia, Kenya, Africa
Brazil to become competitive solar panel maker
According to medium-term forecasts, Brazil is likely to become a competitive PV panel manufacturer globally and a major player among Latin American countries.
Jan 29, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, South america, Brazil, PV panel
Jinko Signs one of its Biggest Distribution Agreements in Brazil
Jinko Solar Holding and Aldo Solar have announced a long-term partnership in one of the most important distribution deals signed by Jinko Solar in Brazil
Jan 24, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Jinko Solar, South america, Brazil, solar modules, International, Distribution Agreement
Enel powers up 475MW of auction-backed bifacial solar in Brazil
The Brazilian renewable energy subsidiary of power giant Enel Group has brought online a 475MW bifacial solar project in Brazil’s northeastern state of Piauí.
Jan 14, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, EDP, Enel, bifacial, South america, Brazil, auction, paraiba, piaui
EDPR bags solar PPA for 66 MW in Brazil
EDP Renovaveis SA (ELI:EDPR) has secured a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the output of the 66-MW Lagoa solar park it plans to build in the Brazilian state of Paraiba.
Jan 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, PPA, South america, Brazil, EDPR
BYD intends to increase production of solar panels in Brazil
Shenzhen-based BYD intends to significantly increase the production of solar panels in Brazil in 2020, in response to demand from the local market, said the director of marketing and sustainability of BYD in Brazil, Adalberto Maluf.
Jan 9, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Canadian Solar, Solar Panels, South america, Brazil, BYD
Bolsonaro scraps solar tax planned by Brazilian regulator
The Brazilian president said the potential introduction of a grid fee for net metered solar systems will be eliminated thanks to an urgent ad-hoc decree expected to be approved soon by parliament. The proposed ‘solar tax’ would have affected all new PV installations with a generation capacity of no larger than 5 MW under Brazil’s net metering regime.
Jan 7, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, South america, Brazil, jair bolsonaro, ANEEL, Rodrigo Maia, David Alcolumbre, André Pepitone
Canada’s Solar Provider Group enters Brazilian PV with US$250m push
Canada’s Solar Provider Group (SPG) is the latest foreign developer to enter the Brazilian PV market, with a plan to invest US$250 million over the next five years.
Jan 6, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, South america, Latin america, Brazil, Solar Provider Group, spg
Solar Provider Group Plans to Invest $250 mn in Brazilian Solar Market
Solar Provider Group has arranged a team to enter the Brazilian solar market with the goal to complete investments worth $250 million over the next 5 years
Dec 24, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, South america, Brazil, Solar Provider Group
GameChanger Receives Orders for 200MW Solar Tracking Systems
GameChanger Solar has received an order of more than 200MW of tracking systems from South America.
Dec 20, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, South america, Soltec, Solar Tracker, GameChanger Solar, Wood McKenzie, HIS Markit
Acciona turns on 62MWp PV plant, hits 536MW renewables milestone in Chile
Acciona has commissioned a 54.2MW / 62MWp PV plant in the Atacama desert, bringing its total renewables operating capacity in Chile to 536MW.
Dec 19, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, pv power plants, Chile, South america, Latin america, atacama, large-scale pv, Acciona, utility scale, José Ignacio Escobar
A 117 MW Solar Farm has been commissioned in Brazil by Atlas renewable Energy
The 117 MW Solar farm located in Sertão Solar Barreiras Complex is the fourth project by Atlas Renewable Energy which has been commissioned and functioning
Dec 18, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, South america, Brazil, Atlas Renewable Energy, Carlos Barrera
Invenergy joins local utility EPM to bring major boost to Colombian renewables
A major US renewable group and a local utility have teamed up to deploy a significant green energy pipeline in Colombia, providing another boost to the country’s nascent solar scene.
Nov 28, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, pv power plants, solar pv, South america, Latin america, Invenergy, North America, Colombia, large-scale solar, EPM, medellin
Ecuador unveils developer shortlist for first ever major solar venture
Ecuador has identified the handful of top global clean energy developers who will compete to deploy the country’s first ever large-scale solar project.
Nov 18, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Ecuador, Total Eren, pv power plants, tender, solar pv, South america, Latin america, neoen, Solarpack