Dominican Republic can triple renewable energy share by 2030.

Dominican Republic can triple renewable energy share by 2030.

The Dominican Republic can increase the share of modern renewable energy in its energy mix from 9 to 27 per cent by 2030, according to a new report launched today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy Prospects: Dominican Republic, finds the country could increase the share of renewables in the power sector alone […]

JinkoSolar Signs three solar PPAs for its 188MWac projects in Mexico.

JinkoSolar Holding, a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it signed three power purchase agreements with Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission (Comision Federal de Electricidad or “CFE”) for the three projects totaling 188MWac that was awarded in April 2016 under the Mexico’s First Long Term Electricity Auction. According to the terms of the PPAs, JinkoSolar will begin generating solar energy by approximately […]

Enel Green Power Brasil started construction of a 292MW solar PV plant.

Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda. (“EGPB”), has started construction of the 292 MW Nova Olinda solar power plant in Brazil which, once completed, will be the largest in Latin America. The construction of this new facility builds upon EGPB’s leading renewable energy presence in Brazil, where the company […]

Enel starts 160MW Finis Terrae solar plant in Chile.

Enel starts 160MW Finis Terrae solar plant in Chile.

Enel Green Power SpA, the renewable-energy unit of Italy’s largest utility, began operations at a 160-megawatt solar farm in Antofagasta region in Chile. Finis Terrae is Enel’s largest photovoltaic farm in Chile. The plant has a long-term power purchase agreement with an unidentified buyer and the electricity generated will be delivered to Chile’s Northern Region […]

Total and SunPower awarded 15-year PPA in Chile.

Colbún S.A. announced the award of a 15-year PPA to Total and SunPower for 500 gigawatt hours (GWh) of photovoltaic solar energy per year, with the construction of a 164MW solar power plant. The decision resulted from a competitive tender process, in which more than 13 companies participated submitting more than 20 power purchase agreements […]