AES Dominicana’s 20 MW storage system helped maintain the power grid operational during the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
In the auction, El Salvador’s energy regulator CNE will select large-scale solar and biogas power projects. Meanwhile, PV is bringing down power tariffs in the country.
The PV plant Huatacondo will be located 100 kilometers south of Pozo Almonte, in the Chilean region of Tarapacá.
The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) is expanding activities in the wind and solar power business, and is seeking developers for installing PV systems at the Development Bank of Jamaica.
The Cubico Alten Aguascalientes Solar PV project is located in El Llano municipality, in the state of Aguascalientes.
The off-grid ground-mounted solar and battery project will be carried out by Meeco and Oursun, providing remote regions of Guyana such as Mabaruma with clean energy, while reducing their fossil fuel consumption.
The Brazilian government is preparing to contract new large-scale PV projects in a new auction to be held in December. The president of the Brazilian solar association ABSOLAR has explained to pv magazine details of the new competition and has also described the future scenarios of utility-scale solar in Brazil.
The transaction is worth $1.35 billion and includes another 700 MW of wind power plants. The majority interest in the projects was sold to Canada-based CDPQ and CKD Infraestructura México.
The 300 MW solar park, which consists of the three 100 MW Cauchari projects – 1, 2 and 3 – is being developed by local government-run company Jemse SE.