French corporate and investment bank Natixis and Reden Investments Chile SpA, a subsidiary of France-based solar developer Reden Solar, have successfully closed senior secured facilities totaling US$81.5 million for an expected 100 MWp portfolio of approximately 20 solar photovoltaic (“PV”) plants in Chile.
ACCIONA announced it has begun construction on the Malgarida I and II photovoltaic complex in Chile with a combined capacity of 238MWp, which will be ACCIONA’s seventh renewable energy facility in the country.
Spanish engineering and renewable energy company Abengoa announced that the Cerro Dominador solar thermal project, owned by EIG Global Energy Partners and built by Abengoa and ACCIONA in the Atacama Desert in Chile, has just achieved one of the key milestones of its development before its entry into operation: the raising and installation of its solar receiver at 220 meters high, which was placed in the highest part of the central tower of the complex, which is surrounded by 10,600 heliostats.
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.
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.