JA Solar has operated in Brazil since 2015 and seen significant growth in the Distributed Generation (DG) market, which requires local support for customers’ planning, logistics and international trade operations.
Utilizing SolarReserve’s proprietary solar thermal energy storage technology, the Tamarugal Solar Project in the Tarapacá region of Chile, will be comprised of three 150 megawatt (MW) solar thermal towers, each with 13 hours of full load energy storage.
We now gain a powerful competitive advantage with our new local content facility, which we will leverage in Brazil, one of the world’s most attractive and fastest growing solar markets.
RenovAR, a renewable energy plan from the government of Argentina, will lower project risk and likely lead to an expansion of Argentina’s renewables sector, according to Fitch Ratings.
Solar oxide fuel cells, powered in this way do produce hydrogen has a byproduct which is a greenhouse gas.
Additional minigrid projects are also planned for Latin America and Africa, including two more sites in partnership with Empowered by Light expected to be online by the end of the year.