Sojitz Corp. To Invest In Peru’s First Large-Scale Solar Power Plants.
Sep24

Sojitz Corp. To Invest In Peru’s First Large-Scale Solar Power Plants.

Sojitz Corporation of America (SCA), a US subsidiary of global trading and investment company Sojitz Corporation, has signed an agreement with Grupo T-Solar Global (T-Solar), which is affiliated with Spain-based Grupo Isolux Corsan, to become a 49% equity owner in two solar plants in Peru. Each stations is 22 megawatts in capacity. The Majes and Reparticion Solar Power Plants are to be located in the southern part of the country,...

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SunEdison Considers $480 M Investment in Peru Solar Projects.
Sep24

SunEdison Considers $480 M Investment in Peru Solar Projects.

US renewables company SunEdison Inc considers to invest $480 million (EUR 422m) in four photovoltaic power plants in southern Peru, depending on the next renewable energy auction of the country, daily Gestion said on Monday. The projects are located in Ica, Arequipa and Tacna regions which have an estimated capacity of between 50 MW and 100 MW each. According to Alejandro Erazo, development director for Chile and Peru, the exact...

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Solar Power for 500,000 Households in Peru.
Aug17

Solar Power for 500,000 Households in Peru.

The New National Photovoltaic Household Electrification Program in Peru will cost around US$ 200 million and will supply half a million households with solar electricity. To fight the low electrification rate in rural regions, the country will install approximately 12,500 photovoltaic systems. Peru is the third largest country in South America, with a population of 28 million, but it has one of the lowest rural electrification rates...

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Peru To Develop Wind Energy in Piura.
Aug17

Peru To Develop Wind Energy in Piura.

The ministry of Energy and Mines has plans to step up the renewable energy game in Northern Peru. The Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines has announced the granting of a temporary concession to Countourglobal Peru to investigate the feasibility of wind-power plants in northern Peru, based on Andina news agency report. The enterprise Countourglobal Peru will conduct studies for Piura region-based Almirante Grau and Cupisnique II...

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Peru Clean Energy Market Makes Non-OECD Top-10.
Jun09

Peru Clean Energy Market Makes Non-OECD Top-10.

One hundred less-developed countries attracted US$ 62 billion in clean energy investments from 2009 to 2013, according to a new report by the US-based Pew Charitable Trusts. At US$ 2.2 billion, Peru’s clean energy market ranks 5th amongst non-OECD countries. Released Tuesday, the report Power Shifts: Emerging Clean Energy Markets uses data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance and says clean energy investment in Peru is spread across a...

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