864 MW São Gonçalo Solar Power Complex Starts Commercial Operations In Brazil With Enel Green Power Switching On 256 MW Under Phase III
Friday, 27 Jan 2023
Enel Green Power (EGP) Brasil has commissioned 256 MW São Gonçalo III solar PV project in Brazil’s Piauí and with this, it has brought online 864 MW São Gonçalo Solar Complex calling it the ‘largest’ operational solar power facility in Lat.
Utility Scale Wind & Solar To Account For Over 90% New Power Generation Capacity To Come Online In Brazil This Year, Says ANEEL
Monday, 23 Jan 2023
The year 2023 will set a ‘new record’ for new power generation capacity coming online in Brazil, representing a total of 10.3 GW led majorly by large scale wind and solar power projects according to the country’s National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL).
Thursday, 19 Jan 2023
Chile’s state-owned copper miner Codelco has invited bids to procure 2,500 GWh renewable energy annually to power its operations in the central and northern zones and any other demand or electricity consumption of the company or its contractors, st.
ABSOLAR Says Solar PV Becomes 2nd Largest Power Generation Source In Brazil, Surpassing Wind, With 23.9 Aggregate Installed Capacity
Friday, 06 Jan 2023
Brazilian National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL) counts the country to have installed 2.677 GW of new utility solar PV capacity in 2022, while local solar PV association ABSOLAR believes the cumulative installed solar power capacity of Brazil has re.
UNESCO Recognized World Natural Heritage Site In Brazil To Host Iberdrola’s Maiden Floating Solar Power Plant
Thursday, 05 Jan 2023
Spanish energy company Iberdrola has picked Brazil to build its 1st ever floating solar power plant, on the surface of Xaréu Dam on the island of Fernando de Noronha — a UNESCO recognized World Natural Heritage Site — with 630 kW capacity through its subsidiary Neoenergia.
US Government Seeks $3 Billion Funding Clearance From Congress For Solar & Storage Installations In Puerto Rico
Friday, 09 Dec 2022
US President Joe Biden administration has sought approval from the Congress to provide $3 billion to support installation of solar and battery storage systems along with energy distribution technology for Puerto Rico’s low-income households.
Among World’s Largest Solar Energy Projects, Omega’s 4.6 GW Brazilian Solar Plant Approved, To Fuel Fortescue’s Green Hydrogen Plans
Tuesday, 06 Dec 2022
The State Council for the Environment (Coema) in Brazil’s Ceara state has given environmental approval to a gigantic 4.6 GW solar power project proposed by Omega Energia that’s planned to provide clean energy to green hydrogen production plans of.
Colbun Switches On 230 MW Solar & Storage Plant In Chile’s Atacama As Its Maiden Industrial Scale Storage Project
Thursday, 01 Dec 2022
Electricity utility in Chile, Colbun has energized a 230 MW solar power plant in Atacama region with 8 MW/32 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) calling it the 1st of over 800 MW storage capacity plans of the company to come online.
JinkoSolar Modules For 522 MW Rio Alto & 766 MW Vale Solar Projects In Brazil & More From Solarpack, Torex
Monday, 28 Nov 2022
JinkoSolar is supplying 522 MW solar modules for Rio Alto’s Santa Luzia project, and was also the supplier for 766 MW Vale project, both in Brazil; Solarpack secured IDB Invest and Bancolombia financing for 252 MW PV in Colombia; Torex gets permitt.
Brazil Brings Online 15 GW Distributed Generation PV & 7 GW Large Scale Solar Power Projects, Cumulatively
Thursday, 24 Nov 2022
Brazilian solar energy association ABSOLAR announced on November 22, 2022 that the country had surpassed 7 GW of operational large scale solar power plant capacity, taking the country’s cumulative to 22 GW, with distributed generation PV contributing 15.03 GW of installed power.
Tuesday, 22 Nov 2022
Atlas Renewable Energy has energized 300 MW solar plant in Mexico; Trina Tracker to supply 520 MW of trackers to Brazil; Forbright Bank arranges debt for 73 MW solar capacity of Infinigen Renewables in Puerto Rico.
Technological Advancements To Bring Down Solar LCOE; Wood Mackenzie Expects Solar To Be Lowest Cost Of Energy In Latin America Until 2050 With $14/MWh
Friday, 18 Nov 2022
Come 2023 and solar PV will become the most cost-competitive technology in Latin America and remain the lowest cost of energy among all other power generating technologies in the region until 2050, with $14 per MWh, according to a new Wood Mackenzie report.
Mexico To Invest Up To $48 Billion to Install Over 30 GW Additional Combined Wind, Solar, Geothermal & Hydroelectric Capacity
Tuesday, 15 Nov 2022
One big announcement coming from the UNFCCC 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) is from Mexico that has committed to expanding its current renewable energy capacity with more than 30 GW of combined wind, solar, geothermal and hydroelectric assets, rea.
Ecuador’s 500 MW Renewables Tender Oversubscribed By 200 MW & More From Dominican Republic, Argentina, Brazil
Tuesday, 15 Nov 2022
Ecuador’s 500 MW ERNC I renewables tender gets 700 MW technical offers; Dominican Republic’s CNE has provided concession to 100 MW AC solar PV capacity; Argentina has awarded $18 million to install solar PV for rural regions under PERMER facility; BNB supports 213 MW Brazilian solar park.
Puerto Rico Contracts Sunrun To Develop 17 MW VPP As Island’s Maiden Distributed Large Scale Storage Program
Thursday, 03 Nov 2022
US based residential solar power company Sunrun will build a 17 MW virtual power plant (VPP) as the 1st distributed large-scale storage program on the island of Puerto Rico after it was selected by the local electricity utility for that job, as the i.
Wednesday, 12 Oct 2022
Global sustainable infrastructure investor Actis has announced its 5th renewable platform exit in the Americas by selling its stake in Latin America focused US headquartered Atlas Renewable Energy to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) for an undisclosed sum.
Monday, 10 Oct 2022
As per data from the National Electric Energy Agency (Aneel) of Brazil, the country now has exceeded the milestone of 20 GW cumulative solar PV installed capacity, adding as much as 10 GW since August 2021 when its operational capacity reached 10 GW .
Thursday, 22 Sep 2022
Chinese energy and electromobility company, BYD will produce new n-type TOPCon solar modules in Brazil with an efficiency of 22.2% and power output of 575W while announcing itself as the 1st company to produce this kind of module in the South American country.
Friday, 16 Sep 2022
Argentina’s state-owned power generation company YPF Luz has entered 2 separate agreements with another government entity Provincial Energy Company (EPSE) for the development of utility scale solar projects having 500 MW combined capacity in San Juan province.
Wednesday, 14 Sep 2022
Brazil’s ANEEL has rescheduled A-5 New Energy Auction for October 14, 2022; Soltec has commissioned its 1st solar plant in Brazil’s Pedranópolis municipality; EGP Chile has grid connected 161 MW solar plant in the country.
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