Spanish solar developer Solarpack Corporación Tecnológica, S.A., announced the closing of the acquisition of 90.5% of the solar photovoltaic projects Tacna Solar and Panamericana Solar with Tawa Solar Fund LP and the rest of the Projects’ shareholders, for US$ 51.5 million.
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.
Powertis, a Spain-based company that invests in the development, structuring, financing, construction and operation of large-scale solar PV projects, announced it is developing a 765 MW photovoltaic solar portfolio in the states of Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo, in Brazil.
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.