Neoen plans $250 million solar project in Argentina

The French independent power producer is planning the construction of a 200 MW solar facility in the Argentinean province of Tucumán.


Spain’s 3 GW renewable energy auction to be held on May 17

The Spanish government has published the auction timeline and the amount of capacity it intends to allocate. Several renewable energy technologies will compete in the tender.

Enel energizes 42 MW PV plant in Panama

The Sol Real project is the largest PV plant built in the Central American country to date.

Brazil: state of Goiás introduces tax break for PV components

The government of the Brazilian state of Goiás has implemented a measure suggested by Brazil’s central government.

Chilean authorities greenlight 93 MW of solar in Arica y Parinacota Region

The approved project is the $200 million Alwa solar plant. The installation will be located in northern Chile.

Brazil has 70 MW of installed solar power under net metering

In March, PV systems totaling 2.8 MW were installed in the Latin American country under the net-metering scheme.

Dominican Republic: three PV projects totaling 133 MW announced for 2018

The three large-scale PV projects are being developed in the frame of the national plan for the development of renewable energies.

Iberdrola begins work on 100 MW solar park in Mexico

The Spanish developer said the project will be completed in 2018, and will sell power to private customers on the wholesale market.

WEG to build two PV plants totaling 62 MW in eastern Brazil

The Brazilian engineering company will act as EPC contractor for the construction of two solar parks in the state of Paraiba. The two projects were selected in the country’s first two solar auctions.

Enel plans to start solar cell production, announces developments for 34 MW in Zambia and 238 MW in Mexico

The Italian utility is laying the foundations for solar cell production at its PV panel manufacturing facility. The final goal of the project is 1 GW commercial cell production. Meanwhile, Enel Green Power has secured the PPA for a 34 MW PV facility in Zambia, and has broken ground on a 238 MW solar park in Mexico.