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Grupo Bimbo inaugurates the largest independent solar roof system in Chile and South America

Mexican multinational bakery product manufacturing company Grupo Bimbo,  announced the inauguration of a self-sufficient solar roof built on  top of the warehouse of its company IDEAL, S.A. in Chile, which is the largest of its kind in both Chile and South America.

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Enel Green Power starts construction of Chile’s largest solar plant

Italy-based energy infrastructure developer Enel Group, announded it has began the construction of its new solar photovoltaic (PV) plant, Campos del Sol, through its renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Chile. With approximately 382 MW of installed capacity, the facility is the largest solar plant currently under construction in Chile.

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Sonnedix achieves financial close on USD$99M project financing for 171MW Atacama Solar PV plant in Chile

Global independent solar power producer Sonnedix Power Holdings Limited announced it has further expanded its presence in Chile through the financial close of USD 99 million (EUR 88 million) for its 171MWp Atacama Solar PV plant in the form of non-recourse project financing provided by CAF –Development Bank of Latin America, as lead arranger, administrative agent and senior lender, and by Banco BICE and Banco Security, as senior lenders.

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ENGIE signs two corporate renewable PPAs in Latin America

French global energy and services group ENGIE signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) in Mexico to supply renewable energy to steel producer, Gerdau and  a 16-year power purchase agreement with Santiago de Chile airport operator, Nuevo Pudahuel, to supply 100% certified renewable energy, under which ENGIE will supply the airport with 105 GWh per year of green electricity to meet all its power needs.

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Spain’s ACCIONA Energía to build two solar PV plants totalling 126 MWp in Chile

Spanish renewable energy company ACCIONA Energía announced on April 24 the installation of two new photovoltaic plants in the regions of Atacama and Antofagasta, and two wind farms in La Araucanía, with a total capacity of around 400 MW.

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