Latin America PV Snippets: Soltec, PVH, EGP, Bolivia

Soltec & Elecnor Sign 359 MW Bifacial Solar Tracker Deal For Brazil; 65 MW Tracker Order For PVHardware From Argentina; Enel Green Power’s 116 MW Project Cleared In Peru; Bolivia Encouraging Distributed Generation

Latin America PV Snippets: Soltec, PVH, EGP, Bolivia

For 2 solar projects coming up in Argentina, PVH said it has signed agreements with Grupo Neuss and PowerChina LTD Argentina to supply 65 MW worth of trackers. (Photo Credit: PVHardware)

  • Soltec to supply 359 MW bifacial solar trackers for an Elecnor project in Brazil
  • PVHardware will supply 65 MW of its Axone Duo Double row solar trackers for Grupo Neuss and PowerChina projects in Argentina
  • Enel Green Power has secured definitive concession for its 116.45 MW solar power plant in Peru
  • Bolivia has cleared the distributed generation regulation allowing denizens to generate their own electricity

Soltec to supply 359 MW trackers to Brazil: Soltec will provide its bifacial trackers for a 359 MW solar project in Brazil’s Pirapora region of Minas Gerais state. The agreement was signed with Elecnor. Soltec said the project was already included in its pipeline for 2021. In Brazil, Soltec claims to have a market share of 35.7% having installed 2.2 GW capacity here, out of the group’s total installed capacity of 8.4 globally.

Argentinian order for PVH: Spanish solar tracker company PVHardware (PVH) will supply 65 MW of its Axone Duo Double row solar trackers for 2 projects in Cordoba province of Argentina. For this, it signed agreements with Grupo Neuss and PowerChina LTD Argentina. The 2 projects are set to come up in Cura Brochero and Villa Maria de Rio Seco regions with a combined capacity of 180,826 modules. PVH COO Emilio Garcia called Argentina as key to the company’s development and supply objectives in the American continent.

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116 MW solar project approved for Peru: The Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines (Minem) has granted a definitive concession, clearing the way for the development of Clemesi Solar Plant with 116.45 MW in the country. Enel Green Power (EGP) will set up the project in Moquegua district, which on completion will be grid connected through the National Interconnected Electric System (SEIN) of the country. Local news portal Energiminas reported that the ministry has published the resolution to this effect in the country’s official newspaper El Peruano. The $95.3 million project will be one of the largest solar installations in the country on completion.

Bolivian decree for distributed generation: The Bolivian Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energies has got a Supreme Decree to regulate distributed generation (DG) of electricity, with an aim to encourage Bolivians to become active players generating renewable energy. The state’s Cabinet of Ministers officially approved the same allowing self-generation of electricity and sending excess back to the grid, reported BNAmericas.

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Anu Bhambhani

Anu Bhambhani is the Senior News Editor of TaiyangNews. Anu is our solar news whirlwind. At TaiyangNews she covers everything that is of importance in the world of solar power.

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