Lima Airport Partners (LAP) is aiming to close a bridge financing by year-end to continue construction on the potentially US$2bn upgrade of the Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima as the close of a long-term financing is pushed to 2020.
China Construction América (CCA) will take over the Aliadas para el Progreso concessionaire that is delivering the 456km Santana to Neiva 4G highway public-private partnership.
A duo of Albanesi-linked power companies have raised roughly US$56m via a joint bond deal to refinance debt.
Major miner BHP has increased its stake in SolGold, which owns the Cascabel-Alpala copper-gold mine in Imbabura province, to 14.7%.
Brazil’s growth in distributed generation from renewable resources, especially solar, has increased since it implemented net metering policies in 2012, according to a new report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).
A transmission line linking Chile’s renewables-heavy north to Peru is in the works, following successful preliminary studies. The line is expected to see 80% activity, according to the study.
A controversial transmission line linking the northern Roraima state to the national grid is making progress as engineers from sponsor Transnorte Energia have met with indigenous leaders to work on approvals for the scheme.
Chile’s national energy commission, the CNE, has released bidding terms for a new energy auction to be held in 2020.
The Ministry of Energy & Non-Renewable Natural Resources says that nine companies and consortia have pre-qualified for its maiden renewables auction process.
Mainstream Renewable Power has tapped Spain’s Sacyr to provide the balance of plant (BOP) solution for 241MW of onshore wind farms in the Irish company’s 1.3GW Andes Renovables wind and solar power generation platform in Chile.
Canada-listed Orestone Mining Corp, through newly formed Chilean subsidiary Cerro Golpe de Rayo, has initiated an exploration programme on the Resguardo property in the country’s north.
Brazil’s ECB Group has tapped Acciona to deliver the US$800m Omega Green plant to produce renewable fuels hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO) and synthetic paraffinic kerosene (SPK) near Paraguayan capital Asuncion.
Avenir LNG has signed an agreement with Golar Power allowing it to enter the Brazilian market via a small-scale LNG delivery scheme.