South America

Enel JV begins construction on geothermal expansion project in Chile

29 Aug 2019 | South America

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.

Enel begins construction on 382MW solar plant in Chile

27 Aug 2019 | South America

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.

Enel begins 133MW expansion at solar plant in Brazil

22 Aug 2019 | South America

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 begins construction on solar plant in Atacama Desert, Chile

13 Aug 2019 | South America

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.

Salini subsidiary wins £170m contract for water treatment project in Argentina

1 Jul 2019 | South America

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.

IFC approves £394m loan to upgrade PAE’s refinery in Argentina

28 Jun 2019 | South America

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.

Acciona begins construction on 64MWp Usya solar plant in Chile

25 Jun 2019 | South America

Spanish conglomerate group Acciona has started construction on the 64MWp Usya solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Chile.

Van Oord consortium wins £208m land reclamation contract in Mexico

4 Jun 2019 | South America

A consortium of Van Oord and Grupo Huerta Madre has secured a land reclamation contract worth €235m (£208m)in Mexico.

GVC consortium bags £648m contract for Uruguay railway project

31 May 2019 | South America

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.

Vial y Vives-DSD wins £88m contract for MAPA upgrade project in Chile

30 May 2019 | South America

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).

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