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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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IPPToday #58: Argentina's province of Jujuy launches green bond for largest PV complex in the country

IPPToday #58: Argentina's province of Jujuy launches green bond for largest PV complex in the country

🕔Sep 15, 2017

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.

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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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Renova sells 605 MW Umburanas wind complex to Engie

Renova sells 605 MW Umburanas wind complex to Engie

🕔Aug 30, 2017

Renova Energia S.A. has signed an agreement to sell its rights and obligations related to the 605-MW Umburanas wind farm complex project in Brazil’s Bahia state to Engie Brasil Energia S.A. 

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Cubico completes refinancing of Uruguayan Wind Farm

Cubico completes refinancing of Uruguayan Wind Farm

🕔Aug 30, 2017

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IPPToday #41: Argentina launches 1.2 GW round 2 renewable auction

IPPToday #41: Argentina launches 1.2 GW round 2 renewable auction

🕔Aug 22, 2017

The Government of Argentina has launched the RenovAr Ronda 2 national auction, comprising 1,200 MW of renewable energy capacity.

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Brazil's Chesf completes grid connection for 2.9 GW of wind projects

Brazil's Chesf completes grid connection for 2.9 GW of wind projects

🕔Aug 21, 2017

Brazil's Companhia Hidro Elétrica do São Francisco (Chesf) has completed all the electric power transmission works required to lease the production of the wind farms operating in the Northeast of the country.

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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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Invenergy Issues Bonds for Campo Palomas Wind Farm in Uruguay

Invenergy Issues Bonds for Campo Palomas Wind Farm in Uruguay

🕔Aug 16, 2017

Invenergy has announced that its 70 MW Campo Palomas wind project, located in the Salto Department of Uruguay, issued investment-grade rated project bonds (Baa3 / Moody’s) for approximately US$135.8 million in the US Private Placement Market.

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AES Tiete closes 386-MW Alto Sertão II wind complex acquisition in Bahia

AES Tiete closes 386-MW Alto Sertão II wind complex acquisition in Bahia

🕔Aug 9, 2017

AES Tiete Energia SA, the brazilian power producer, has concluded the acquisition of the totality of shares of Nova Energia Holding S.A., holder, through Renova, of the Alto Sertão II Wind Farm.

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IPPToday #27: Brazil tenders the termination of  4.25 GW of renewables

IPPToday #27: Brazil tenders the termination of 4.25 GW of renewables

🕔Jul 31, 2017

ANEEL, the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency has announced an unusual tender aimed to eliminate part of the excess capacity that Brazil has at the moment. The auction involves the termination of 4,248.5 MW of wind, solar and hydropower projects.

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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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IPPToday #7: BNDES approves a US$303-million loan for the development of Brazilian wind projects

IPPToday #7: BNDES approves a US$303-million loan for the development of Brazilian wind projects

🕔Jun 30, 2017

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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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IPPToday #2: Argentina approves 1,310-MW Nestor Kirchner-Jorge Cepernic hydro complex

IPPToday #2: Argentina approves 1,310-MW Nestor Kirchner-Jorge Cepernic hydro complex

🕔Jun 21, 2017

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.

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EDF acquires 80% stake in 115-MW Brazilian solar project

EDF acquires 80% stake in 115-MW Brazilian solar project

🕔Jun 20, 2017

EDF Energies Nouvelles has acquired an 80% interest in the Pirapora II photovoltaic project from Canadian Solar Inc., which is retaining a 20% stake and manufacturing the photovoltaic panels at its local plant.

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IIC finances the Valentines Wind Farm in Uruguay

IIC finances the Valentines Wind Farm in Uruguay

🕔Jun 1, 2017

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), acting on behalf of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, has disbursed a US$120 million financing package to Areaflin, S.A. to support the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Valentines Wind Farm in Uruguay.

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Peruvian Proinversion awards transmission line

Peruvian Proinversion awards transmission line

🕔May 29, 2017

The Peruvian Private Investment Promotion Agency (ProInversión) has awarded to the Italian based company Terna Plus the concession contract for the Aguaytía-Pucallpa Transmission project under a PPP basis.

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Renova cancels 188 MW of wind projects in Brazil

Renova cancels 188 MW of wind projects in Brazil

🕔May 25, 2017

Brazil's renewable power generation company Renova Energia SA has announced it has canceled 188.2  MW of wind projects in Brazil.

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IIC to finance a transmission line in Uruguay

IIC to finance a transmission line in Uruguay

🕔May 23, 2017

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) continues to support energy generation from renewable sources in Uruguay with the approval of a US$56 million financing package for a 500 Kv transmission line between the cities of Melo and Tacuarembó.

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