Ireland-based wind and solar development company Mainstream Renewable Power has achieved financial close for the 571MW Cóndor project in Chile.
Canada-based solar power company Canadian Solar has been selected to build three solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with a total capacity of 393.7MW in two recent private corporate auctions held in Brazil.
Geotérmica del Norte, a joint venture between Enel Chile’s subsidiary Enel Green Power Chile (EGPC) and Empresa Nacional del Petróleo (ENAP), has begun construction on a 33MW expansion at the Cerro Pabellón geothermal power plant in Chile.
Italian energy company Enel through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Chile has begun construction on the 382MW Campos del Sol solar plant in the Atacama Region in Chile.
Italian energy company Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB), has started construction on 133MW expansion at the São Gonçalo solar plant in São Gonçalo do Gurguéia, Piauí, Brazil.
Sonnedix, a solar independent power producer, has commenced construction on Sonnedix Atacama Solar, a 171MWp solar PV plant, in the Pica district in the Atacama Desert in Chile.
Italian company Salini Impregilo Group subsidiary Fisia Italimpianti has secured a $215m (£170m) contract from Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos (Aysa) for Lot 2 of the Riachuelo engineering and infrastructure project in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to reduce pollution in the Riachuelo River.
International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, has approved $500m (£394.3m) in financing for Pan American Energy (PAE) to support the company in upgrading its refinery in Argentina to produce low-emissions diesel fuel.
Spanish conglomerate group Acciona has started construction on the 64MWp Usya solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Chile.
A consortium of Van Oord and Grupo Huerta Madre has secured a land reclamation contract worth €235m (£208m)in Mexico.
Spanish company Abengoa has been selected by Arauco, producers of cellulose and wood derivatives in Chile, to construct two substations and a transmission line in the country.
Siemens has secured a contract for an integrated LNG-to-Power project at the Port of Açu in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Italian renewable energy firm Enel Green Power (EGP), through its Brazilian subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB), has begun construction on the 716MW Lagoa dos Ventos wind farmin Brazil.
Acciona Energía, a subsidiary of Spanish renewable energy company Acciona, has begun construction on the Almeyda solar plant, the second with photovoltaic (PV) technology in the Atacama region, Chile.