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  • Eurus finances wind project in Baja California Sur

    Sep 18, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Japanese developer Eurus Energy has lined up financing for a 56 MW wind project in Baja California Sur, Mexico.
  • Solek goes large with latest Chile project

    Sep 18, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Czech solar developer Solek is branching out of distributed solar in Chile with its first utility-scale project in the country, a 96 MW (DC) asset in the region of Valparaiso.
  • IJLatam: Decarbonization could lead to changing market shares in Chile

    Sep 17, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    As developers phase out their coal-fired assets in Chile and replace them with renewable projects, sponsors' market shares could change, say attendees at IJLatam 2020, IJGlobal's Latin America energy and infrastructure conference.
  • IJLatam: Mexico's PF market "not completely paralyzed"

    Sep 17, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Despite Mexico's regulatory changes in the power market in the past few months, industry insiders claim that the market may have slowed down but is not closed.
  • Colorado utility signs PPA for juwi project

    Sep 17, 2020 - Stuart Wise

    Colorado Springs Utilities has signed a 17-year power purchase agreement for a 175 MW solar-plus-storage project being developed by German developer juwi.
  • Innergex signs PPAs for pair of solar-plus-storage projects in Hawaii

    Sep 17, 2020 - Stuart Wise

    Innergex Renewable Energy has signed power purchase agreements with Hawaiian Electric Co for two solar-plus-storage projects.
  • Six firms win reliability auctions in Colombia

    Sep 17, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Six companies have been awarded firm energy obligations for thermal and hydro plants in Colombia as a result of the reliability auctions that took place in September.
  • AES and Teck sign second PPA in Chile

    Sep 17, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    AES Corp’s Chilean subsidiary, AES Gener, has signed a 10-year energy supply agreement with Teck Resources Limited’s Carmen de Andacollo (CdA) copper mine, the second deal between the two companies this year.
  • EPC contract awarded for Colombia's second wind farm

    Sep 17, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Colombia's Isagen has awarded the EPC contract for what will be the country's second wind farm – a 20 MW project in La Guajira.
  • Lenders to foreclose on ArcLight’s Chief Power

    Sep 17, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    The creditors of ArcLight Capital Partners’ Chief Power coal-fired portfolio in Pennsylvania are looking to foreclose on the assets after attempts to find a refinancing solution failed.
  • IJLatam: DFC eyes equity transactions in Latin America

    Sep 17, 2020 - Juliana Ennes

    The US International Development Finance Corporation is considering deploying equity in Latin America, as it has done previously in other regions such as Southeast Asia.
  • IJLatam: Corporate PPAs still an exception in LatAm

    Sep 16, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Power purchase contracts with non-utility corporate offtakers are growing in popularity in Latin America but remain an exception to the norm in project finance, said industry insiders at IJLatam 2020, IJGlobal's Latin America energy and infrastructure conference.
  • Wildfires cast shadow over California utility ratings

    Sep 16, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    S&P Global Ratings has changed the outlook to negative on ratings for three Californian utilities as unprecedented wildfires ravage the state.
  • Insurer Mapfre pays up over Ituango disaster

    Sep 16, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Colombia's Empresas Públicas de Medellín has received a $100 million payment from insurer Mapfre Seguros Generales de Colombia to cover contingency costs associated with construction problems with the 2.4 GW Ituango hydro project.
  • Acciona adds eighth project to Chilean pipeline

    Sep 16, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Acciona has begun the permitting process for a 130.2 MW solar project in the Chilean region of Antofagasta, bringing the number of renewable energy projects the Spanish company is developing in the country to eight.
  • Peru preps new transmission tender

    Sep 15, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Peruvian state agency Proinversión is preparing a procurement process for two transmission projects that will require a total investment of $50 million.
  • Co-developer sought for California energy storage system

    Sep 15, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    A co-developer is being sought for an early-stage energy storage system being developed in Kings County, California.
  • Nautilus enters Colorado community solar market

    Sep 15, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Nautilus Solar Energy has teamed up with Pivot Energy to co-develop a 13 MW community solar portfolio in Colorado, marking its debut in the Colorado community solar market.
  • Canadian government invests in tidal power

    Sep 15, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    The Government of Canada has announced investments totaling C$9.4 million in four tidal energy projects in the Atlantic region.
  • New Jersey opens 2.4 GW offshore wind tender

    Sep 15, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has opened its second offshore wind solicitation with the aim of procuring up to 2.4 GW.
  • BP to supply Microsoft with renewable power

    Sep 15, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    BP has entered into an agreement to supply Microsoft Corp with renewable power around the world.
  • Price talk out for Linden Cogen refi

    Sep 14, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Price talk has emerged on a term loan B refinancing for the 974 MW Linden Cogen project in New Jersey following a bank meeting last week.
  • Enel progresses with Panamanian solar asset

    Sep 14, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Enel Green Power is moving forward with the development of a 13.12 MW solar project in the Panamanian province of Coclé.
  • Developer sets sights on large Colombia solar asset

    Sep 14, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Spanish developer Ingenostrum is aiming to begin construction on a 400 MW solar project in Colombia’s Atlántico department by the end of the year.
  • WhiteWater closes back leverage for Whistler pipeline position

    Sep 14, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    WhiteWater Midstream has closed on a loan to lever up its stake in the 450-mile Whistler natural gas pipeline project in Texas.
  • Ørsted signs PPA for Texas wind project

    Sep 14, 2020 - Stuart Wise

    Ørsted has sealed a 10-year power purchase agreement with German consumer product maker Henkel for a portion of the output of a roughly 250 MW wind farm in Texas.
  • Iowa wind developer inks PPA with co-op

    Sep 14, 2020 - Stuart Wise

    Iowa wind developer RPM Access has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) for the output of a wind farm in the state's Delaware County.
  • PPA Pulse: Facebook lands Utah solar contracts

    Sep 12, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    PacifiCorp utility subsidiary Rocky Mountain Power is set to buy the output of three solar projects in rural Utah on behalf of Facebook.
  • Chile postpones power auction

    Sep 11, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Chile's National Energy Commission (NEC) has delayed a power auction that was previously scheduled for November 2020.
  • Origis signs 15-year solar-plus-storage PPA

    Sep 11, 2020 - Stuart Wise

    Origis Energy has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with Clean Power Alliance for the output from a solar-plus-storage project in California.
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