Chile: Solar price hits global record

A record low of $29.10 per megawatt hour has been achieved by Chile for the first time in an energy auction last week. With solar technology becoming ever more affordable, places with abundant sunshine will likely see contract prices continue to fall, leading to even more low-price records. Just last May this year, Dubai is the one who holds the record or the lowest solar energy price, but the new low solar price of Chile beats out...

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The 117-MW Solar Project near Santiago Has Been Approved by Chile.
Jun22

The 117-MW Solar Project near Santiago Has Been Approved by Chile.

Chile’s environmental committee for the Metropolitan region of Santiago has approved the 117-MW Quilapilun solar project of Inversiones y Servicios SunEdison Chile Ltda, local consultancy SGA, which managed the environmental studies, said on Wednesday. The USD-256-million (EUR 226.2m) project will be developed in the Colina municipality with an installed capacity of 127.94 MWp in direct current (DC). The facility will be...

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JV Solar To Add 130 MW in Chile.
Jun05

JV Solar To Add 130 MW in Chile.

Soventix Chile and JA Solar have formed a joint venture to develop large-scale solar photovoltaic power projects in the country of Chile. The joint venture will initially cooperate on projects with a total of 130MW, all of which will use JA Solar modules. Both companies expect completion of the first collaborative projects in 2015. “We are pleased to partner with a premium module manufacturer like JA Solar.” Soventix Chile chief...

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SgurrEnergy Partnered Up With Coener and Mankuk in Chile.
Jun05

SgurrEnergy Partnered Up With Coener and Mankuk in Chile.

The renewable energy consultancy will use the deals to push its renewables ambitions in the market of Chile. The country holds significant potential for renewable energy development, with a long-term shortage of power and industries which have large power consumption like mining. The wind and solar resource in Chile is plentiful, creating many opportunities for the growth of renewables like solar PV and wind power in the country....

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