Argentinian energy company Genneia has signed long-term credit agreements for US$132 million debt financing, which will support the construction of two wind farms: 50 MW Villalonga, to be located in the province of Buenos Aires, and 28 MW Chubut Norte I, located in Puerto Madryn, Chubut province.
Energy Finance & Investment News in Argentina
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through member organisation IDB Invest, has approved a financing package for the construction, operation and maintenance of Cordillera Solar I, an 80 MW solar photovoltaic power plant in the province of San Juan, in Argentina.
The World Bank (WB) Board of Executive Directors has approved a new US$250 million guarantee for projects being developed under the Argentine Ministry of Energy and Mining’s RenovAr Program, via the Renewable Energy Fund (FODER, in Spanish).
Argentina's Minister of Energy, Juan José Aranguren, has reportedly disclosed that the Ministry will launch the third tender in its RenovAr programme in September or October this year. The tender will be similar in scope and format to that of Round 2, through which the Ministry awarded contracts for 1.4 GW renewable capacity in November 2017.
The Ministry of Energy and Mining of the Government of Argentina has instructed the boards of state companies Energía Argentina SA (Enarsa) and Emprendimientos Energéticos Binacionales SA (Ebisa) to promote and adopt all acts, actions and corporate collections necessary to proceed to a merger by absorption.
Total Eren has announced the successful financing of the 97.2 MW Vientos Los Hercules wind project in southern Argentina. Non-recourse senior debt was structured by KfW IPEX-Bank.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced on Wednesday 22 November that it has closed a financial package for the 99 MW La Castellana wind project in Buenos Aires province.
The Ministry of Energy and Mining, under a Resolution of the Ministry of Electric Power No. 926/2017, has awarded nine projects for a total of 1,304 MW.
The Ministry of Energy and Mining has opened the tender for Round 2 of the RenovAr Program in order to promote fulfillment of the targets imposed to achieve 8% participation of renewable energy sources in the electricity grid for December 2017, and 20% for 2025.
The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), acting on behalf of the IDB Group, has signed a US$104 million financing package for Greenwind S.A., an affiliate of Pampa Energía S.A. and Castlelake L.P., to construct, operate and maintain the 100 MW Corti Wind Farm in Bahía Blanca, province of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
IPPToday #58: Argentina's province of Jujuy launches green bond for largest PV complex in the country
The Argentina's province of Jujuy has launched a US$210 million green bond aimed to co-finance the development of the 300 MW Cauchari solar project, which was selected in the first round of Argentina's renewable energy auction, RenovAr 1.
The Government of Argentina has launched the RenovAr Ronda 2 national auction, comprising 1,200 MW of renewable energy capacity.
Argentina’s Federal Energy Council has unanimous given the go-ahead for the development of the stalled 1,310-MW Nestor Kirchner–Jorge Cepernic hydropower complex planned for Santa Cruz River in Argentina.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the IFC Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF), a fund managed by the IFC Asset Management Company (AMC), have invested a combined US$100 million in Orazul Energy Partners LLC, an affiliate of Orazul Energy Holdings LLC, an energy platform in Latin America owned by I Squared Capital.
To achieve the target of 20 percent of energy consumption originating from renewable energy in Argentina by 2025, the World Bank Board of Directors has approved a US$480 million guarantee to promote private investment in the sector.
Spanish firm Generación Solar AR plans to undertake the developmet of a 145 MW photovoltaic project located in the Catamarca Province of Argentina.
Governments of Latin America to discuss investment opportunities for energy projects – Washington, D.C March 2017
Latin American public and private sector leaders will address countries’ policies and strategies to engage investors and stimulate open discussions. 250 energy developers, financiers and public sector stakeholders are expected to attend the meeting from North America and countries across Latin America.
Argentina's Ministry of Mines and Energy has signed the contracts with seven developers, for 315 MW of the 1,142 MW awarded in the first round of its renewable energy auction, RenovAr 1.
The Argentine government has awarded 1,281.5 MW of renewable energy capacity through the RenovAr Ronda 1.5 tender.
Isolux Corsan has reached an agreement with the companies Sideli, S.A. and Sidsel, S.A. for the sale of developments of the Loma Blanca Wind Farm, located in Argentina's Chubut province.