The developer group of Kroma Energia, Scatec Solar and Statoil have signed a R$477m (US$124.8m) letter of credit with a group of five banks backing construction of three solar projects in the north-east of Brazil known as the Apodi cluster.
Mainstream Renewable Power has submitted plans to Chile’s Sistema de Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental (SEIA) for a 310.5MW wind farm in the Bio Bio region.
State oil company YPF has launched a new power subsidiary called YPF Luz and expects to invest US$3bn in the affiliate in the coming five years.
Chile’s Trends Industrial and Saudi company Almar Water Solutions have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a desalination plant powered by a solar photovoltaic project in the Atacama region known as Enapac.
Local IPP Genneia has secured a US$141.6m debt financing backing the 101.4MW Pomona wind project in Rio Negro province.
Brazil’s state power company Eletrobras and France’s Electricite de France (EDF) have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore cooperation on nuclear energy, according to the Brazilian group.
Majority owner Neoen alongside Rekamniar Frontier Ventures and MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund have reached financial close on a project financing backing the 51MW Paradise Park PV project.
The Ministry of Transport & Public Works (MTOP) has opened three offers for the Ferrocarril Central railway public-private partnership.
The Ministry of Transport & Communications (MTC) and the Ministry of Economy & Finance (MEF) have been charged with prioritising the execution of upgrades at the Carlos Martínez de Pinillos airport in Trujillo.
Grupo Romero affiliate Consorcio Transportadora Salaverry (CTS) has won the tender to finance, modernise and develop a multi-purpose port as a public-private partnership in Salaverry.