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Solarpack raises US$104 million in financing for projects in Chile and India

Solarpack raises US$104 million in financing for projects in Chile and India

🕔May 17, 2017

Solarpack has raised a total of USD$104 million for nine PV plants in Chile and India.

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ACCIONA signs a green loan with BBVA to fund renewable projects in Chile

ACCIONA signs a green loan with BBVA to fund renewable projects in Chile

🕔Apr 28, 2017

ACCIONA has signed a €100 million (US$109 million) "green loan" with BBVA to partially fund its photovoltaic and wind energy projects in Chile.

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IIC considers loan for wind projects in Chile

IIC considers loan for wind projects in Chile

🕔Apr 28, 2017

Aela Generation SA is seeking US$175 million of financial support for a project involving the construction of two wind parks and a transmission line in Chile.

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OMERS acquires stake in Chilean Quintero LNG terminal

OMERS acquires stake in Chilean Quintero LNG terminal

🕔Apr 19, 2017

Borealis Infrastructure, the infrastructure investment manager of OMERS, has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a 34.6% stake in GNL Quintero S.A., (GNLQ).

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IIC provides financing to Enel's partially hooked to the grid  75 MW geothermal project in Chile

IIC provides financing to Enel's partially hooked to the grid 75 MW geothermal project in Chile

🕔Apr 10, 2017

South America’s first geothermal power plant Cerro Pabellón, which was built by the Enel Group’s renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Chile Ltda. and Chile’s state-owned hydrocarbons company Empresa Nacional del Petróleo, has started delivering electricity to the Norte Grande Interconnected System that serves northern Chile.

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IFC Global Infrastructure Fund invest in I Squared Capital LATAM energy platform

IFC Global Infrastructure Fund invest in I Squared Capital LATAM energy platform

🕔Mar 17, 2017

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.

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Mainstream obtains planning consent for 245 MW of Solar PV in Chile

Mainstream obtains planning consent for 245 MW of Solar PV in Chile

🕔Feb 10, 2017

Chile’s Environmental Assessment Service has approved Mainstream Renewable Power’s 245 MW Escondido Solar PV facility, making it one of the largest approved projects in the Atacama region.

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Chile announces 4.2 GW renewables tender

Chile announces 4.2 GW renewables tender

🕔Feb 7, 2017

Chile has announced 4.2 GW renewables tender in order to supply the energy needs of the regulated customers of the Interconnected Systems (SIC and SING) from January 1, 2023, for 20 years.

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Governments of Latin America to  discuss investment opportunities for  energy projects – Washington, D.C  March 2017

Governments of Latin America to discuss investment opportunities for energy projects – Washington, D.C March 2017

🕔Jan 24, 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.

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Engie and Red Electrica finance transmission line in Chile

Engie and Red Electrica finance transmission line in Chile

🕔Dec 28, 2016

Red Eléctrica Chile, a subsidiary of Red Eléctrica Internacional, and Engie Energia Chile, a subsidiary of ENGIE, have announced that they had secured financing to build an energy transmission line.

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Ibereolica and France’s EDF EN sign financing for wind farm in Chile

Ibereolica and France’s EDF EN sign financing for wind farm in Chile

🕔Dec 12, 2016

EDF Energies Nouvelles and Spanish energy firm Ibereolica have closed financing for the 115-MW Cabo Leones I, a wind energy plant and associated power transmission facilities in the Atacama region of northern coastal Chile.

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Enagás increases its stake in the GNL Quintero plant in Chile to 60.4%

Enagás increases its stake in the GNL Quintero plant in Chile to 60.4%

🕔Nov 25, 2016

Enagás, through its subsidiary Enagás Chile, has finalised the acquisition of 20% of the GNL Quintero regasification plant from the company Aprovisionadora Global de Energía.

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Duke Energy completes exit of international business in deals valued at $2.4 billion

Duke Energy completes exit of international business in deals valued at $2.4 billion

🕔Oct 14, 2016

Duke Energy has reached an agreement to sell its international businesses in Peru, Chile, Ecuador,Guatemala, El Salvador and Argentina to I Squared Capital for approximately $1.2 billion enterprise value (cash and the assumption of debt)

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Ardian acquires four solar projects in LATAM

Ardian acquires four solar projects in LATAM

🕔Sep 27, 2016

Ardian Infrastructure has announced it has acquired an 81% stake in four Solarpack solar PV plants in South America for US$31 million.

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Grenergy closes financing for two solar PV projects in Chile

Grenergy closes financing for two solar PV projects in Chile

🕔Sep 20, 2016

Spain-based Grenergy Renovables SA has achieved the financial closure for two photo-voltaic (PV) solar facilities, La Esperanza and Marchigue PV plants, located in the Marchigue municipality of O'Higgins region, Chile. 

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Ferrovial acquires transmission concession in Chile

Ferrovial acquires transmission concession in Chile

🕔Sep 19, 2016

Ferrovial has reached an agreement to acquire Transchile Charrúa Transmisión, S.A. (Transchile) from Brazilian companies Alupar and Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (Cemig).

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Solarpack wins Chilean solar project with world’s lowest bid

Solarpack wins Chilean solar project with world’s lowest bid

🕔Aug 23, 2016

Spanish developer Solarpack has announced that it has won the tender to develop a photo-voltaic (PV) solar project in Chile through a new world record-low PV price of US$29.10/MWh.

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WPD wins order in tender for onshore wind farms with a total capacity of 350 MW

WPD wins order in tender for onshore wind farms with a total capacity of 350 MW

🕔Aug 22, 2016

WPD has announced it has taken part in the largest tender for the supply of electricity in Chile's history and it has won order in tender for onshore wind farms with a total capacity of 350 MW.

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Mainstream Renewable Power wins seven government contracts in Chile to build 1 GW of wind energy plants worth US$1.65bn

Mainstream Renewable Power wins seven government contracts in Chile to build 1 GW of wind energy plants worth US$1.65bn

🕔Aug 22, 2016

Mainstream Renewable Power, a global wind and solar energy company, has announced it has been awarded contracts by the National Energy Commission of Chile to build and operate seven utility-scale wind energy plants with a total investment value of US$1.65 billion.

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ACCIONA Energía wins new renewable energy award in Chile

ACCIONA Energía wins new renewable energy award in Chile

🕔Aug 18, 2016

ACCIONA Energía Chile has been awarded 506 GWh/year of electricity output for twenty years in the energy tender called by the Chilean Administration. The tender was open to both renewable and conventional technologies

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