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.
Sacyr-led Grupo Vía Central consortium (GVC) has won a €735m (£648m) contract from the Uruguayan Ministry of Transport and Public Works for the Uruguay Central Railway project.
Grupo Graña y Montero’s Chilean subsidiary Vial y Vives-DSD has secured a contract from Celulosa Arauco y Constitución for electrochemical civil assembly as part of modernisation and expansion of the Arauco plant (MAPA).
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.
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