Enertis Solar's module testing laboratory has been approved and added by Sunpreme as a qualified facility to test Bifacial PV Solar Modules.
IHS highlights the relevance which public auctions have acquired for the growth of solar PV in Latin America. Argentina is among the new PV markets in the region, where a new renewable energy auction was recently launched with a quota of 300 MW of solar.
The government of Jujuy Province has secured development bank financing for solar PV projects to be approved in an upcoming auction.
SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWR) announced today that, under Mexico's first electricity power auction, the company has been awarded power purchase agreements with CFE, Mexico's state-owned electric utility, to deliver one terawatt-hour of energy, equivalent to approximately 500 megawatts, over the term of the agreements. The auction was held as a result of Mexico's sweeping energy sector reform, which opened the market for energy companies to compete as generation providers.
An initiative was launched Friday to provide solar panels to low- and moderate-income homeowners in the city of Kingston.
Brazil’s Power Research Company (EPE) has granted technical accreditation for 295 PV projects with a total capacity of 9.2 GW for the reserve auction which will be held on July 29, according to a press release.
A 600-MW solar project is being planned for Argentina's Jujuy province by local firm UTE JEMSE-IGA Energia y Construcciones and a Chinese partner -- Shanghai Electric Power
The Nova Olinda PV plant will require an investment of $300 million and will provide electricity under a 20-year PPA, with operations expected to commence in 2017.
The Central Bank of Bolivia (BCB) has agreed to provide a 654 million boliviano (US$95 million) loan for the 60 MW Uyuni PV project, according to a press release from the nation’s Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy.
Vestas will supply 86 units of V110-2.0 MW turbines for projects totalling 172 MW located in the state of Bahía in northeastern Brazil. The contracts comprise supply and
• Finis Terrae has an installed capacity of 160 MW and is able to produce more than 400 GWh per year;
Brazil’s Bank of Economic and Social Development (BNDES) reports that there are now five PV module factories accredited under its Finame program, and another 15 solar manufacturing projects. In total, there are 17 manufacturers with accredited industrial projects under the program, according to a BNDES press release.
Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. and Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure (CC&L Infrastructure) have broken ground on the Windsor Solar project.