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Chile: "Largest" PV plant completed

What has been described as Chile’s largest industrial photovoltaic plant – 1.4 MW – has been completed. There are plans to scale it up to 25 MW over the next few years.

Located at La Huayca in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, the 1.4 MW plant has been generating energy for the region’s mining...

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Brazil: Report reveals 10 PV technologies for development

The 10 top technologies industry analysts expect to be developed in Brazil’s photovoltaic sector over the next 15 years have been unveiled in a new study commissioned by the Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development (ABDI).

The study has been designed to help identify focal points for investments...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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