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  • EIG adds to solar thermal pipeline in Chile

    Cerro Dominador, the Chilean concentrated solar power developer controlled by EIG Global Energy Partners, has acquired a 450MW project in the country from SolarReserve

  • Baker McKenzie adds PF partner in Mexico

    Baker McKenzie has announced a new hire for the banking, finance and projects practice group in Mexico

  • Total Eren buys stake in Santa Isabel solar

    French power producer Total Eren has acquired a 50% stake in a solar project in Chile from SunPower

  • OPDEnergy to build Chilean wind farm

    Spanish solar developer OPDEnergy is working on its first wind farm, a 50MW project in Chile

  • EXCLUSIVE EDF and Omega reach FC on Pirapora II solar

    EDF and Omega Energia have closed on the financing of the second phase of their solar complex in Brazil, Pirapora II, IJGlobal can reveal

  • Bogota's Metro awarded to Chinese consortium

    Colombia’s Metro de Bogota company has awarded a $4 billion contract to build the first subway line in the country’s capital to the Chinese consortium APCA Transmimetro

  • EXCLUSIVE Brazilian wind to refi BNDES loan

    Brazilian wind farm portfolio company Ventos do Sul will issue R325 million in debentures to refinance debt raised from development bank BNDES, IJGlobal can reveal

  • Avanzalia lines up financing for Panama solar

    Spanish developer Avanzalia Solar has lined up financing for a 150MW solar project it is building in Panama

  • Brazil's Renova files for bankruptcy

    Brazilian renewable energy company Renova Energia has filed for bankruptcy protection to attempt to restructure its R3.1 billion debt pile

  • Brazil sets rules for 2020 power auctions

    Brazil’s Ministry of Minas and Energy (MME) has published the rules for two auctions in 2020 that will contract existing power

  • Eletrobras capital increase prepares it for privatization

    After months of talks considering various different paths, state-controlled Eletrobras has taken the first concrete step towards its privatization

  • Tender for Punta del Tigre solar postponed

    Uruguay’s state-owned utility company Administración Nacional de Usinas y Transmisiones Eléctricas has postponed the tender for a 65MW solar project

  • Petrobras contracts two FPSOs

    Petrobras has signed letters of intent with Japan's Modec and Malaysia's Yinson for the chartering of two floating production storage and offloading platforms for 25 years each

  • Brazil registers four more for oil auction

    Brazil’s oil and gas regulator ANP has added the last four companies to the list of pre-qualified institutions to participate in the 6th bidding round under the production sharing agreement, which will award some blocks that are part of the gigantic oil fields of the pre-salt region.

  • EXCLUSIVE Peruvian port to sign financing with four banks

    Grupo Romero’s Transportadora Salaverry consortium will sign financing for the construction of the Salaverry port soon, IJGlobal can reveal