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Innergex acquires 250 MW hydropower projects in Canada and Chile

Innergex acquires 250 MW hydropower projects in Canada and Chile

🕔May 21, 2018

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. has announced that it has acquired Ledcor Power Group Ltd.’s 33.3% interest in Creek Power Inc., a company that indirectly owns the 7.5 MW Fitzsimmons Creek, 25.3 MW Boulder Creek and 81.4 MW Upper Lillooet River hydropower projects located in British Columbia, Canada, as well as a portfolio of prospective projects.

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IPPToday #215: US$758 million financing secured for first CSP-PV project in Latin America

IPPToday #215: US$758 million financing secured for first CSP-PV project in Latin America

🕔May 21, 2018

Cerro Dominador, a project company owned by funds managed by EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG), has announced that it has signed financing agreements for its 210 MW solar project in Chile, securing US$758 million from a group of both local and international financiers.

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IPPToday #208: AES and Strabag agree new contract for US$3 billion hydropower project in Chile

IPPToday #208: AES and Strabag agree new contract for US$3 billion hydropower project in Chile

🕔May 9, 2018

AES Gener has announced that it has completed a restructuring of the Alto Maipo hydropower project in Chile. The project involves the development of two run-of-the-river hydroelectric power plants on the upper Maipo River, approximately 50km south-east of Santiago: Las Lajas and Alfalfal II, which have generation capacities of 267 MW and 264 MW, respectively.

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IPPToday #200: Acciona to invest US$600 million in renewable projects in Chile

IPPToday #200: Acciona to invest US$600 million in renewable projects in Chile

🕔Apr 26, 2018

ACCIONA Energía has announced that it intends to build two new photovoltaic plants and two wind farms in Chile over three years, with a total capacity of around 400 MW and an investment of approximately US$600 million.

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Financing secured for expansion of power plant in Chile

Financing secured for expansion of power plant in Chile

🕔Apr 13, 2018

GE Energy Financial Services has announced that it has secured US$150 million project financing to refinance and expand the Los Guindos open-cycle thermoelectric power plant in central Chile, which has been in operation since July 2015 at 139 MW capacity.

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Brookfield Infrastructure sells stake in largest transmission business in Chile for US$1.3 billion

Brookfield Infrastructure sells stake in largest transmission business in Chile for US$1.3 billion

🕔Mar 21, 2018

Brookfield Infrastructure has announced that it has completed the sale of its approximate 27.8% interest in ETC Transmission Holdings, S.L. to China Southern Power Grid International (HK) Co., Ltd. for US$1.3 billion.

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Acciona signs PPA for renewable projects in Chile

Acciona signs PPA for renewable projects in Chile

🕔Feb 22, 2018

Aguas Chañar, the company that manages the production and distribution of potable water and the collection, treatment and disposal of wastewater in the region of Atacama in northern Chile, has awarded ACCIONA Energía a Power Purchase Agreement for its main facilities, concerning 100% renewable energy generated by the company in Chile.

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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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