Chile

Chile launches tender to assign up to 2,456 hectares of public land for solar, RE

Interested developers will have time until February 7, 2018, to submit their projects proposals. All of the tendered areas are in Chile’s northern region of Atacama.

Chile: Interest in small solar parks grows

The number of planned PV projects not exceeding 9 MW in size, which are eligible to access Chile’s PMGD Program for distributed generation, has increased considerably over the past months.

Elettronica Santerno bags 100 MW order from Chile

The Italian inverter maker will supply its Sunway TG TE 1500V devices for a project under development by an unnamed global utility active in the renewable energy sector.

Chile completes interconnection of its two main power systems

The interconnection of the SIC and SING power systems will now enable the sale of energy from solar power plants installed in the north of the country to other regions.

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Sky Solar buys 24 MW of DGPV projects in Chile

All of the projects are located in the O’Higgins Region and are being developed under the country’s PMGD Program for distributed generation.

Chile’s auction concludes with average price of $32.5/MWh

The Chilean government has allocated approximately 600 MW of renewable energy capacity in the auction.

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Chile: Lowest bid in electric auction reaches $21.48/MWh

The bid was submitted by Enel Generación Chile, a subsidiary of Italian energy giant Enel. The second lowest bid was presented by GPG Solar Chile, a unit of Spanish company Gas Natural Fenosa. At the auction, 2,200 GWh will be allocated, successful bids will be publicly announced on November 3rd.

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Etrion buys $7.4 million of corporate bonds

Etrion has revealed that it has purchased €6.3 million ($7.4 million) of its outstanding corporate bonds.

AustrianSolar begins construction on 98 MW solar park in northern Chile

The PV plant Huatacondo will be located 100 kilometers south of Pozo Almonte, in the Chilean region of Tarapacá.

ABB supplied central inverters to 246 MW Chilean solar plant

The El Romero Solar Plant in the Atacama Desert of Chile has been completed using 60 3.6 MW ABB inverter stations. Spanish developer Acciona constructed the solar farm and commissioned it last year.