Argentina has awarded an extra 634.3MW of renewable energy capacity representing 22 projects as part of the expanded RenovAr 2 auction process.
Invenergy through subsidiary Jacinta Solar Farm Finance is looking to issue US$64.75m in Green bonds to refinance debt at the 50MW La Jacinta solar farm in the Salto Department. The project entered commercial operation in September 2015.
Five technical offers have been received for the public-private partnership concession to develop and operate the Las Palmas Reservoir in the Petorca River Basin. The project will require investment of US$170m.
Private investment promotion agency ProInversion has awarded mandates for the two broadband public-private partnerships that will bring high-speed connectivity to the Amazonas, Ica, Lima, Junín, Puno, Moquegua and Tacna regions.
Fraport, through newly created subsidiary Fraport Brasil, is looking to invest R$1.2bn (US$370m) in the two concessions it won at the airports of Fortaleza and Porto Alegre.
Brazilian independent power producer AES Tiete Energia has seen regulator CADE approve its purchase of 180MW of solar capacity from Cobra do Brasil.
Brookfield Infrastructure has signed definitive agreements to sell its approximate 27.8% interest in ETC Transmission Holdings to China Southern Power Grid International for US$1.3bn.
Mainstream Renewable Power has landed a US$50m mezzanine financing deal through Apollo Global Management to partially fund the company’s equity investment in the 170MW Sarco and 129MW Aurora wind farms.
Brazilian authorities have awarded roughly 4.5GW of power project contracts as part of the A-4 and A-6 power auctions.
The Chilean Ministry of Public Works (MOP) has received one technical bid for the Bicentenario cable car public-private partnership in the capital Santiago.
Enel Green Power Peru has landed US$150m from the European Investment Bank (EIB) backing 312MW of renewable energy projects in the country.
National development bank BNDES has outlined its investment plans for the next two years, expecting to provide R$54bn (US$16.65bn) in new financing for infrastructure projects.
Total Eren has closed a non-recourse senior debt financing of the 97.2MW Vientos Los Hercules wind farm in southern Argentina.
National energy regulator Aneel has awarded 11 lots of transmission projects totalling 4,919km as part of an auction to spur investment in the assets.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Votorantim Energia have signed agreements to form a new joint venture focusing on investments and developments in the Brazilian power generation sector.
German group KfW IPEX-Bank is extending a US$21.8m corporate loan to Pan American Energy and its partner 3 GAL, together known as Parque Eólico del Sur, to back the 24MW Garayalde project in Chubut province.
Singapore’s Changi has nabbed Odebrecht’s stake in the Tom Jobim International Airport public-private partnership.
The Peruvian government has proposed an increase to port concession periods to 60 years from the current maximum of 30 years.
The Peruvian government has presented a bill that seeks to promote the development of desalination projects as public-private partnerships.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has disbursed US$105m to Itaú CorpBanca Colombia to boost the development of small and medium-sized enterprises in the country and increase financing for projects that help mitigate the climate change.
Albioma has acquired a 60% stake in a bagasse cogeneration plant from the Jalles Machado Group.
Spanish public works minister Íñigo de la Serna and his Ecuadorian counterpart Paul Granda have penned a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate in the transportation infrastructure sector.