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Energy Finance & Investment News in Chile

Building Energy enters in Latin America with first investment in Chile

Building Energy enters in Latin America with first investment in Chile

🕔Jan 18, 2018

Building Energy SpA, multinational company operating as a global integrated IPP in the renewable energy industry, has announced the constitution of Building Energy Andes SpA, a joint venture with Scotta Group aimed to the development, construction and operation of renewable energy assets in Chile.

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IPPToday #125: Financing secured for 300 MW wind projects in Chile

IPPToday #125: Financing secured for 300 MW wind projects in Chile

🕔Dec 28, 2017

Aela Energía, a joint venture of Actis (60%) and Mainstream Renewable Power (40%), has secured project financing for the construction of two wind farms to be located in the Atacama and Los Lagos regions of Chile. Together the projects will contribute installed capacity of 299 MW to the Central Power Grid System.

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IPPToday #84: LAP issues USD-412m bond to refinance wind in Chile

IPPToday #84: LAP issues USD-412m bond to refinance wind in Chile

🕔Oct 24, 2017

Latin America Power Ltda (LAP) has issued US$412 million (€347.7 million) in bonds to refinance two wind farm projects located in Chile, the 184.8 MW San Juan and the 46 MW Totoral wind facilities.  

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IPPToday #80: Korean company plans 1GW solar project in Chile

IPPToday #80: Korean company plans 1GW solar project in Chile

🕔Oct 18, 2017

 Andes Green Energy, the South Korean energy company, is planning a 1GW solar complex in northern Chile, that will combine conventional PV panels and thermal technology that to produce power after sundown. 

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IPPToday #69: Chile awards concession for 607 MW wind park

IPPToday #69: Chile awards concession for 607 MW wind park

🕔Oct 2, 2017

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Eurus acquire La Esperanza and Marchigüe solar projects

Eurus acquire La Esperanza and Marchigüe solar projects

🕔Sep 21, 2017

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Canada's CC&L Infrastructure closes solar investment in Chile

Canada's CC&L Infrastructure closes solar investment in Chile

🕔Sep 11, 2017

Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure (CC&L Infrastructure) has announced that it has entered into binding agreements to acquire 15 construction-stage, ground mount solar projects in Chile aggregating approximately 65 MW of capacity.

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IPPToday #37: IIC backs 332 MW of Chilean wind projects

IPPToday #37: IIC backs 332 MW of Chilean wind projects

🕔Aug 16, 2017

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), the private sector arm of the Inter-American Development Bank Group, has closed a US$135 million project finance loan to Aela Energía for the construction, operation and maintenance of three wind projects located in the Atacama, Los Lagos and Bio-Bio regions of Chile.

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WSP Announces Acquisition of LatAm firm Poch

WSP Announces Acquisition of LatAm firm Poch

🕔Jul 26, 2017

WSP Global Inc. has announced that it is pursuing its expansion in Latin America through the acquisition of Poch, a 730-employee professional services firm based in Chile. The firm has additional offices in Peru, Colombia and Mexico.

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Sojitz enters solar power business in Chile

Sojitz enters solar power business in Chile

🕔Jun 29, 2017

Sojitz Corporation has concluded a joint venture along with Shikoku Electric Power and Eiffage SA, to participate in the Huatacondo solar independent power producer project (IPP) in Chile. 

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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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