El Salvador

Neoen announces financial close for 140 MW (DC) PV plant in El Salvador

The power plant will be connected to a 3 MW/1.5 MWh lithium-ion battery system. Lenders are the Dutch Development Bank (FMO), the French Development Agency (Proparco) and the Inter-American Development Bank.

AES completes first phase of 100 MW solar park in El Salvador

The $160 million Bosforo project is being backed by the US Overseas Private Investment Corporation.

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El Salvador launches auction for PV projects up to 2 MW in size

The central American nation will select 28 MW of renewable energy projects with PV schemes up to 2 MW and biogas up to 1 MW entitled to participate.

US government funds $253 million in international solar during 2017

The U.S. government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) increased clean energy financing in 2017, despite the arrival of the Trump Administration and an ongoing investigation.

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Finnfund provides $15 million financing for 100 MW El Salvador PV project

The Finnish development financier has granted a loan of $15 million dollars for the construction of 10 solar power plants in El Salvador. The projects are expected to be fully operational by 2019. Overall, they will have a capacity of 100 MW.

El Salvador to launch solar auction in December or January

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.

AES and CMI to build 100 MW in El Salvador

AES El Salvador and Corporación Multi Inversiones (CMI) plan to build 100 MW of PV capacity in three phases at 10 sites in El Salvador.

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Solar brings down power tariff in El Salvador

The price of electricity for the upcoming quarter will be reduced by 3.09% thanks to more production from hydro and the connection to the grid of 60 MW of solar.

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Neoen commissions 101 MW solar facility in El Salvador

The project consists of a 76 MW unit selected in an energy auction, and a 25 MW section selling power to a local power distributor.

El Salvador signs contracts for four PV projects at $51.48/MWh

Four PV projects totaling 119.9 MW were awarded in the second auction for renewable energy projects held in the Central American nation in January.

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