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  • Brazilian state issues RFP for mini-PVs

    Brazilian state of Piauí has issued an RFP for the construction of mini solar PV projects to provide all the electricity consumed by governmental buildings in the state

  • Cubico invests in Uruguayan wind

    Cubico Sustainable Investments has acquired a 50MW operational wind farm in Uruguay from a group of three investors

  • Northland Power buys Colombian utility

    Toronto-based Northland Power has closed the acquisition of a 99.2% stake in the Colombian utility Empresa de Energía de Boyacá, which it has financed with a bridge loan

  • Sacyr to refinance Chilean road with bonds

    Sacyr-led concessionaire Ruta del Algarrobo is holding a roadshow to assess the prices for a bond issuance to refinance the La Serena–Vallenar toll road, part of the Ruta 5 concession, located in Chile

  • YPF finances wind in Argentina

    Argentine power generator YPF Luz has closed a $150 million financing for the development and construction of the 120MW Cañadón León wind farm, located in Santa Cruz, Argentina.

  • EXCLUSIVE Mainstream brings in IDB for solar and wind in Chile

    Mainstream Renewable Power is bringing in a multilateral institution for the financing of Huemul and Copihue, the second and third phases of its 1.3GW Andes Renovables solar and wind portfolio in Chile

  • Argentina to terminate Buenos Aires train contract

    Argentina’s government has announced the intention to terminate the construction contracts for the underground Sarmiento train

  • Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has new PF partner

    Peruvian law firm Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has hired a new partner for its project finance, banking and finance and capital markets practices

  • Copel announces three private power auctions

    Brazilian Copel Energia has issued an RFP to acquire electricity in three different power auctions to be held in 2020

  • Bankers expect local players in Electricaribe auction

    The delayed auction to sell Colombia's power distributor Electricaribe is likely to attract mainly local players when it takes place next month, say deal watchers

  • PE firm invests in LatAm-focused developer

    Private equity firm Denham Capital has announced a $250 million investment in Ceiba Energy, a Latin America-focused power project developer headquartered in Houston

  • Chinese banks to finance Mexico's Dos Bocas refinery

    Two Chinese banks will provide around $600 million to finance the construction of the Dos Bocas oil refinery in Mexico, according to China's ambassador to Mexico, Zhu Qingqiao

  • EDPR secures private PPA in Brazil

    EDPR has secured a private power purchase agreement for its 66MW Lagoa solar project located in the Brazilian state of Paraíba

  • BNDES to fund biogas in Brazil

    Brazilian development bank BNDES has approved a $24 million loan to Cocal Energia to finance the construction of a biogas power plant in Narandiba, in the São Paulo state

  • Fourth delay for Uruguay’s solar tender

    Uruguay’s state-owned utility company UTE has postponed the tender for a 65MW solar project for a fourth time