More Latin America Solar News

SunEdison announces new president of Europe, Africa And Latin America

04/22/2014

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a provider of solar energy services, appointed Jose Perez as president of SunEdison Europe, Africa and Latin America; replacing Pancho Perez.

ReneSola provides PV modules to Mexico glass manufacturing facility

12/30/2013

ReneSola Ltd (ReneSola) (NYSE: SOL), a provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) products and technology, will work with Solar Power Systems of Mexico, a solar integrator providing PV system solutions to implement a 192KW project for glass manufacturer Vidrio Formas in Lerma, Edo, Mexico.

Canadian Solar supplies modules for solar power project in Mexico

12/09/2013

Canadian Solar Inc. announced today it is supplying 8.7 MW of solar modules to EOSOL Mexico for a solar power project in Durango, Mexico.

Power purchase agreement approved for First Solar power plant

06/06/2013

First Solar Inc. has power purchase agreement approved for 50 MW Macho Springs solar power project.

Solar power projects in Chile approved

11/14/2012

Chile’s environmental evaluation service has approved solar power projects valued at $498 million with a total generating capacity of 130 MW.

Plans for solar manufacturing facility in Brazil gains $5mn boost

11/13/2012

Kyocera Solar do Brasil is planning to invest $5 million in a solar equipment manufacturing facility in Brazil.

Two solar projects in Peru gain investors

11/12/2012

Conduit Capital Partners LLC and CAF announced that they have invested in the Tacna and Panamericana solar projects in southern Peru, and that the Tacna project has entered into operation.

Peru begins operations at first solar power plant

11/02/2012

A 20 MW solar power plant was inaugurated in Peru.

Investments in clean energy down in third quarter, may hit 8-year low

10/09/2012

Global investment in clean energy totaled $56.6 billion in the third quarter of 2012, down 5 percent from the previous quarter and 20 percent lower than 3Q 2011.

New solar projects coming to U.S., Puerto Rico and Peru

10/09/2012

The T-Solar Group is developing 99 MW of solar power in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Peru.

Puerto Rico solar power plant completed, inaugurated

10/09/2012

Ilumina, the largest photovoltaic plant in operation in Puerto Rico, has been officially inaugurated by Governor Luis Guillermo Fortuño Burse.

Brazil to invest $132bn in renewables and transmission expansions

09/26/2012

The Brazilian government said it will invest 269 billion reals ($132.2 billion) in the power generation and transmission sectors over the next 10 years.

Renewable energy company seeks funds for wind, solar projects

09/21/2012

Acciona is requesting a $90 million unsecured corporate loan from the Inter-Developmental Bank for projects in Chile, Costa Rica and Mexico.

Financing signed for wind and solar projects

09/19/2012

Mainstream Renewable Power of Ireland signed a $78.4 million credit facility with Macquarie to finance wind and solar projects in four countries, including Chile and Canada.

Large-scale solar project planned for Chile

08/21/2012

Martifer Solar signed a strategic agreement to build a large-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Chile with Ingenostrum.

Solar panel factory planned for Argentina

08/20/2012

Germany-based Schmid Group is planning to build a solar panel factory in Argentina’s San Juan province.

AES Solar to begin operations at solar power plant in Puerto Rico

08/07/2012

AES Solar, a joint venture between AES and Riverstone Holdings, said it expects to begin commercial operations at the 24 MW Ilumina solar power project in Puerto Rico.

Companies to provide renewable energy consulting in South America

08/02/2012

AWS Truepower and Aires Renewables have formed a partnership to provide renewable energy consulting services in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.

Report examines solar potential in Brazil

07/13/2012

Empresa de Pesquisa Energetica, the research institute of Brazil’s Ministry of Mines and Energy, has released a 60 page report on the competiveness and feasibility of creating a solar industry in Brazil.

Solar cogeneration system installed in El Salvador

07/10/2012

Cogenra Solar, along with U.S.-based THINKnrg, completed a rooftop installation at the Hotel Real InterContinental, a five-star resort in San Salvador, El Salvador.