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Argentinian provinces unite to build 2.5 GW of solar

The governors of 10 Argentinian provinces have agreed to work with the national government on a 2.5 GW solar project that could require an investment of up to $2.5 billion.

Large-scale solar LCOE fell 3% to $0.049/kWh in 2022, says IRENA

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says that PV, onshore wind, concentrated solar power (CSP), bioenergy, and geothermal energy experienced substantial reductions in their levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) in 2022.

Argentinian lithium miner sourcing electricity from 100 MW solar farm

Minera Exar has started to extract lithium from the Salar Cauchari-Olaroz mine in Argentina, with part of its energy supply coming from the 100 MW Zonda solar farm, which is owned by oil producer YPF Luz.


Chile’s largest solar farm goes online

Enel Green Power has switched on the 398 MW Guanchoi solar plant in Chile’s Atacama region.

Argentina allocates 501 MW of PV in renewables auction

The authorities in Argentina have allocated 633.7 MW of renewables capacity in the nation’s latest procurement exercise. The assigned PV capacity comes from 44 planned solar farms.


Open-source online tool to optimize wind-solar projects

Scientists in Spain have developed a tool that optimizes the joint production of wind and solar. It combines data, patterns of solar radiation, and wind speeds over time in specific parts of Europe.

Portugal launches floating solar tender

Portugal will auction off five projects with a combined capacity of 4.5 MW. They require a total investment of around €4.3 million ($4.6 million).

AES unit receives environmental impact approval for 862.5 MW solar-wind project in Chile

The Environmental Assessment Service (SEA) of the Chilean region of Antofagasta has approved the environmental impact assessment for the 862.5 MW Parque Terra Energía Renovable hybrid solar wind project.


Dominican Republic grants three new concessions for 148 solar MW

The National Energy Commission of the Dominican Republic (CNE) has announced the granting of the definitive concession to three photovoltaic projects totaling 148 MW.

Chile announces preliminary bidding rules for 5,400 GWh energy auction

The Chilean National Energy Commission (CNE) has issued bidding rules for electricity supplies for regulated customers. It will auction off a total of 5,400 GWh, divided into two blocks of 1,800 GWh and 3,600 GWh each.


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