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Chile: Sharp increase in PV applications

Applications worth over 2.4 GW of newly installed capacity have been submitted in Chile in 2012. While a good proportion may never go ahead, it indicates very rapid growth in the South American market.

Chile’s solar energy market is on the verge of a veritable boom, with solar energy developers in... more

Brazil to build first PV module manufacturing facility

The northeastern state of Paraíba will soon become home to Brazil’s first photovoltaic module manufacturing facility. Expected to be built early next year, the first phase will see an annual capacity of 30 MW come online.

The new facility will be built by Grupo Brasil Solair (GBS) across 2 hectares... more

Brazil: Renova Energia to move into solar sector

Shareholders in Brazil’s renewable energy major, Renova Energia, approved a decision on August 22, which will see the company – until now a major wind developer – expand its activities into solar energy.

The decision to move into the solar sector was unanimously approved by the shareholders during a... more

Solaria plans 50 MW PV for Argentina

Under a new collaboration agreement with Argentina-based Energía Argentina S.A. (ENARSA) Solaria Energía y Medio Ambiente S.A. has said it will develop up to 50 MW worth of photovoltaic projects in Argentina.

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Chile: Solarpack to build 25 MW PV project

Spain-based Solarpack has won a contract to build, develop and manage two photovoltaic plants worth 25 MW in the Tarapacá region of Chile.

Source: pv magazine

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