South America

Largest Solar Power Plants in Latin America

Financing Deal Approved for One of the Largest Merchant Solar Power Plants in Latin America

Interconnection of the 72.8 MWp plant is expected to take place during 2014. Once completed, the project, called “Maria Elena” and located in the Antofagasta region, is set to become one of the largest solar photovoltaic merchant power plants in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. SunEdison will own and operate the plant as part of its ongoing strategy to maximize retained value.

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Largest PV Solar Power Plant in Latin America

First Solar Set to Build Largest PV Solar Power Plant in Latin America

The Luz del Norte project is the first of several projects First Solar has in its regional development pipeline, and will be the company’s initial project to start construction in Chile. The Chilean government’s National Energy Strategy includes expansion of the country’s renewable energy capacity to 20 percent of its total generated power by 2025

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