Acciona connects 246MW solar plant to the grid in Chile.

Acciona connects 246MW solar plant to the grid in Chile.

Acciona Energia has connected its 246MW El Romero Solar plant to the Central Interconnected System (SIC) grid in the Atacama region of Chile. Construction of what is claimed to be the largest completed solar plant in Latin America took 13 months using 776,000 modules across 280 hectares and requiring an investment of US$343 million. It […]

Iberdrola wins big in Mexico.

Iberdrola wins big in Mexico.

Permits secured for wind and solar plants totalling 600MW Iberdrola has secured permits from the Mexican government to build two wind and two solar facilities totalling 600MW in Mexico. The company will develop the 200MW Pier project in Puebla and the 105MW Santiago Eólico wind farm in Guanajuato. Both are scheduled to be commissioned in 2019. […]

France’s Ardian enters Latin American PV market.

France’s Ardian enters Latin American PV market.

Ardian Infrastructure has made its debut in the Latin American solar market with a US$31 million acquisition of four PV plants in Chile and Peru from Spanish EPC Solarpack. The Paris-headquartered private equity investor has acquired an 81% stake in the four plants, whilst taking a minority stake in Solarpack to fund its international expansion. […]

Canadian Solar signs distribution agreement with DM Solar in Mexico.

Canadian Solar signs distribution agreement with DM Solar in Mexico.

Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced the signing of a sales partnership with DM Solar, a wholesale distributor of solar products located in Guadalajara, Mexico. The solar panels sold through this sales partnership will be used throughout various projects in the residential and commercial markets, primarily for small […]

Canadian Solar signs distribution agreement with DM Solar in Mexico.

Canadian Solar signs distribution agreement with DM Solar in Mexico.

Canadian Solar, one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced the signing of a sales partnership with DM Solar, a wholesale distributor of solar products located in Guadalajara, Mexico. The solar panels sold through this sales partnership will be used throughout various projects in the residential and commercial markets, primarily for small and […]

Argentina clean-power auction attracts proposals for 6 GW.

Argentina clean-power auction attracts proposals for 6 GW.

Wind farms represent more than half of the auction’s bids 60 percent of the country’s capacity come from fossil fuels Renewable energy developers in Argentina applied to sell 6,366 megawatts of power in an October auction, more than six times the amount the government plans to sell. Wind farms accounted for more than half, or […]

Sonnedix announces Chilean operations with completion of 7.5MW PV portfolio.

Sonnedix announces Chilean operations with completion of 7.5MW PV portfolio.

Sonnedix is pleased to announce the commercial operation of three photovoltaic (PV) power plants in Chile; Pica Pilot, Santa Julia and Chuchiñi. The 7.5MW portfolio marks just the beginning of Sonnedix’s commitment to Chile, with a further 170MW in the pipeline. “We are delighted to be at the forefront of the Chilean solar power market,” […]

J.P. Morgan Asset Management increases its investment in the Sonnedix Group.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management increases its investment in the Sonnedix Group.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management and the Sonnedix Group announced today that institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management have acquired substantially all of the Sonnedix Group (Sonnedix). The announcement comes less than two years after the two firms began partnering to pursue opportunities in the rapidly expanding global solar market. Since then Sonnedix has […]

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