Chile

Etrion posts H1 net loss of $14.4 million

Etrion has recorded a consolidated net loss of $14.4 million in the second half of 2017, primarily due to depreciation and financing expenses.

Chilean environmental authorities receive proposal for 1 GW CSP-PV project

The huge plant would consist of a 707 MW PV section and a 300 MW unit and would be located in the northern region of Tarapacá.

Atlas plugs in 110 MW solar park in central Chile

Power produced by the Quilapilún PV station will be sold to the regulated market under a PPA awarded to the project in an auction held by local power distributors in 2014.

Cap Vert Energie completes three DG PV plants totaling 10.5 MW in Chile

The three facilities are located near Santiago and are expected to sell power to local customers. All the projects were developed under Chile’s PMGD Program for distributed generation.

Chile: upcoming 2.2 TWh power auction to be held in November

The Chilean authorities will begin accepting project proposals for the 2017 power auction starting from October 11.

German, Austrian firms collaborate on 98 MW Chile solar farm

The Huatacondo solar park in northern Chile, commissioned by AustrianSolar Chile SpA, has been acquired by Sojitz Corporation in a deal overseen by Germany’s Oppenhoff & Partner on contractual matters.

X-Elio plugs in 56.7 MW solar facility in northern Chile

The photovoltaic plant “Uribe Solar” was officially commissioned by the vice-minister of national property Jorge Maldonado and the minister of energy Andrés Rebolledo.

BNEF report outlines big expectations for key Latin America markets

In its New Energy Outlook 2017 report (NEO), published earlier this week, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) outlines its expectations for energy in the Americas between now and 2040. The report predicts big for the key regional markets Brazil, Chile and Mexico.

Chile has new rules for solar and renewables on public land

The new provisions were published in Chile’s Official Journal in May. The new regulations apply to large-scale solar, wind, geothermal energy and hydropower plants.

Solarcentury completes 40 MW PV project in Chile

With the now completed solar park in central Chile, the British solar developer has further established its presence in the Latin American solar market.

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