January 29th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston
Atlas Renewable Energy has recently added Brazil to its portfolio of Latin American investment countries, with the start-up of the 67.1 megawatt São Pedro solar plant in Bom Jesus da Lapa, state of Bahia. Already holding a 1.2 gigawatt solar portfolio in Latin America, the second-largest in the region, the Miami-based group has built solar plants in Chile, Mexico, and Uruguay since it was formed in
December 23rd, 2018 | by Sponsored Content
Santiago, Chile, has a new fleet of BYD busses running, created in partnership with BYD and Enel X. This helps to reduce the city's dense air pollution and help the country reach its goal of 100% renewables by 2040 as part of its National Strategy for Electric Mobility
December 14th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Chile is leading the charge towards sustainable transportation in South America, having taken delivery of what is now the largest pure electric bus fleet in South America. The delivery of the 100 fully electric BYD K9FE buses was marked by a ceremony in the capital city of Santiago, Chile, on December 13th that was attended by the President of Chile, Mr Sebastián Piñera, the Minister of Transportation in Chile, Gloria Hutt, and other key leaders from the country
November 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Italian energy giant Enel has announced its Strategic Plan for the next three years, which includes plans to invest €10.6 billion in new renewable energy capacity with plans to create an additional 11.6 gigawatts (GW).
August 23rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has capped off a big August of announcements with a wind turbine supply and commissioning agreement worth 275 megawatts (MW) for the TG East Wind Project in Texas.
August 10th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The next quarter of solar PV demand will be the lowest since 2015, according to new figures from GTM Research, due "almost entirely" to China's recent decision to end its utility solar Feed-in Tariff scheme and cap distributed generation at 10 gigawatts (GW).
July 31st, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Latin America's first combined concentrated solar power (CSP) and solar PV project is moving forward following the May closing of $758 million in financing by Cerro Dominador, a Chilean company owned by investment funds managed by EIG Global Energy Partners.
May 4th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The Climate Action Tracker published new assessments of 23 of the 32 countries it regularly tracks, showing that some countries are taking steps forward, while at the same time, other countries are taking steps backwards, risking significant stranded assets as they continue to thermal coal expansion
April 24th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Spanish renewable energy company ACCIONA has announced that it will build four new renewable energy projects worth a total of 400 megawatts (MW) in Chile, made up of two solar farms and two wind farms.
April 20th, 2018 | by James Ayre
In order to meet growing demand for lithium ore, the global lithium industry will require at least $10–12 billion in investments over the next decade — primarily due to rising demand for plug-in electric vehicles — the Chile-based lithium mining firm SQM has reported
March 29th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows that continued cost reductions for renewable energy sources like wind and solar and new technologies like batteries are continuing to squeeze out the traditional role that has been played by fossil fuel energy sources.
March 26th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
MAKE Consulting has predicted that annual wind power capacity additions will average out at more than 65 gigawatts (GW) between 2018 and 2027 thanks in part to the increasing demand in offshore wind and the expanding contribution of emerging markets.
March 12th, 2018 | by James Ayre
Around $754 million in new lithium industry investments have been approved by the development agency of Chile, Corfo, as revealed in an announcement from the authority.
March 8th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Global leader in renewable energy and infrastructure ACCIONA has been awarded the contract to supply 100% of The National Mining Company of Chile's electricity consumption with renewable energy and will start building a new solar PV plant for that purpose.
February 13th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
SHANGHAI — JinkoSolar Holding Co., a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that its world record breaking 1177 MW [&hellip
February 10th, 2018 | by James Ayre
Tesla is now in talks with the Chile-based lithium mining firm SQM about the sourcing of further supplies -- with the electric vehicle manufacturer reportedly interested in "important volumes," according to industry figures
February 7th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Yingli Green Energy has announced it has secured orders for 12 solar PV projects in Chile worth 146 MW (megawatts) for which it will provide Engineering, Procurement, and Construction services
January 29th, 2018 | by Saurabh
The start of 2018 brought significantly positive developments for the Madrid-based Fotowatio Renewable Ventures, as it reported major developments from renewable energy markets in Mexico and Chile.
January 23rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The International Energy Agency has this week published a new report highlighting the emergence of Chile as one of the world's growing renewable energy destinations, thanks to second-to-none resources and increasingly forward-looking policies.
January 1st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The first used Tesla Model 3 has been sold on Ebay for a $19,000 profit, a video of minor defects in a new Model 3 has surfaced, and Elon is somewhere in Chile. All the Tesla news that fits, we print!
December 15th, 2017 | by Matthew Klippenstein
Episode #42 of Cleantech Talk is here! This episode covers my LA Auto Show-inspired VW-Scooby Doo fantasy crossover and “Fair Trade” Copper.
December 4th, 2017 | by James Ayre
Within the next few months, the Chile-based, state-run firm Codelco will begin selling copper priced so as to take the environmental footprint of production into account, Codelco chairman Oscar Landerretche has revealed
November 28th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Across 71 emerging markets a total of 34 GW worth of new solar capacity came online in 2016, an increase of 54% year-over-year and has more than tripled in three years, according to new figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance's annual Climatescope survey.
November 13th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
What happened in the solar & storage industries in October? A lot! Below is a concise summary of the most notable solar and energy storage stories of the month