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Atlas Renewable Energy plans to invest US$4,000 million in Latin America

InvestChile - November,11,2020

A third of the regional investment plan will go to Chile over the next four years, the company’s general manager in Chile, Alfredo Solar, told PAUTA.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Energy- Atlas Renewable Energy

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Norway’s Statkraft expands in Chile through Solarcentury acquisition

InvestChile - November,3,2020

The electricity company’s acquisition of London-based Solarcentury significantly expands its presence in the Chilean renewable energy market.

Topics: Solar energy- Energy- Solarcentury- Statkraft

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Government presents “green hydrogen diplomacy” to attract foreign investment

InvestChile - October,22,2020

Through openness to foreign investment, the initiative seeks to transform Chile into a global center for green hydrogen research, development, production and export.

Topics: Energy- Green Hydrogen- Energy Ministry

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Mainstream obtains US$280 million to continue implementing renewable energy projects in Chile

InvestChile - October,20,2020

The initiative forms part of Andes Renovables, a wind and solar generation platform worth approximately US$1,800 million.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Solar energy- wind power- renewable energy- Energy- Mainstream

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Enel Green Power announces first green hydrogen project in Chile

InvestChile - October,13,2020

The project is expected to start operation in 2022.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Energy- Green Hydrogen- Enel Green Power

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Chile Mulls Financial Aid for Green Hydrogen Projects

InvestChile - October,6,2020

Chile’s government is considering ways to boost the attractiveness of green-hydrogen projects as the biggest copper-producing nation strives to become carbon neutral.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Chile- Energy- Green Hydrogen

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Norway’s Statkraft aims to increase electricity production in Chile tenfold by 2026

InvestChile - September,30,2020

The state power company has embarked on an active quest for projects in Chile, particularly wind and solar projects, in order to “gain scale”, says its general manager, María Teresa González.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Energy- Statkraft

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Chile aims to be a global leader in production of green hydrogen by 2050

InvestChile - August,3,2020

The South American country’s priorities include changing its energy matrix to a model based on renewable energies.

Topics: Clean Energy- Energy- Green Hydrogen

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Marcelino Oreja, Enagás: “Our commitment to Chile is long-term. We will continue to try to grow there”

InvestChile - July,28,2020

The CEO of the Spanish company indicated that it has gradually increased its stake in the GNL Quintero regasification plant in which it currently holds 45.4%.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Energy- GNL Quintero- Enagás

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Enel to enter hydrogen business and targets Chile, the United States and Spain

InvestChile - June,22,2020

The hydrogen will be used to store energy or will be sold to industrial clients to assist them in their decarbonization processes.

Topics: Energy- Enel- Hydrogen

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New technique could produce lithium in hours not months

InvestChile - March,26,2020

The method mimics the filtering capabilities of living cells to extract lithium from concentrated salt water, where the metal is typically mixed with other materials.

Topics: Mining- lithium- Energy- Investment Opportunities- electric vehicles

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Spanish group submits million-dollar solar energy project for environmental evaluation

InvestChile - January,21,2020

The Solar Antofagasta project envisages two identical 250-MW plants and represents an investment of US$532.5 million. If implemented, it would be the largest project of its type so far in Chile.

Topics: renewable energy- Energy- Energy Investment- Spanish investment in Chile

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Renewables arm of Total group formalizes debut in local market

InvestChile - December,13,2019

It has acquired 50% of the Santa Isabel photovoltaic project from SunPower for US$200 million.

Topics: Clean Energy- Solar energy- photovoltaic solar energy- renewable energy- Energy- Energy Investment- Total

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Acciona selects four Chilean start-ups to try solutions for its businesses

InvestChile - December,2,2019

The start-ups participated in the Spanish company’s open innovation program, which it implemented for the first time outside Europe.

Topics: NCRE- photovoltaic solar energy- renewable energy- Start-Up- Energy- Energy Investment

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Mainstream obtains financing of US$580 million for wind and solar project in Chile

InvestChile - November,6,2019

Projects in Chile have shown that “we can compete against existing technologies without subsidies,” said Andy Kinsella, Mainstream’s Group Chief Executive.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Clean Energy- photovoltaic solar energy- wind power- renewable energy- Energy- Energy Investment- Mainstream

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Acciona installs innovation hub in Chile

InvestChile - October,18,2019

The laboratory is located at El Romero Solar, a photovoltaic plant in northern Chile’s Atacama Region, and will start operation in October, characterizing and testing latest-generation solar panels.

Topics: Clean Energy- success stories- Solar energy- photovoltaic solar energy- renewable energy- Energy- Acciona- Energy Investment

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First map of marine energy shows the potential of Chile’s coasts

InvestChile - October,18,2019

With the tool, a single platform can be used to view “different types of information related to the implementation of a renewable marine energy project in Chile”.

Topics: Clean Energy- Energy- Wave Power- Energy Investment

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Solar Token: The Chilean project based on blockchain that will permit worldwide marketing of renewable energies

InvestChile - September,30,2019

The token has a value defined in kilowatt-hours of electricity produced by sustainable projects.

Topics: renewable energy- Energy- Blockchain

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Statkraft to invest US$180 million in three wind plants in Chile

InvestChile - September,27,2019

“Through the operation of these three wind farms, we will contribute clean energy to the system and, specifically, central Chile,” said the Norwegian company’s vice-president for South America, Laine Powell.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Clean Energy- wind power- Energy- Energy Investment

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Electromobility in Chile: Opportunities for the economy and universities

InvestChile - September,23,2019

Areas that range from the development of electric vehicles and strategies to add value to lithium through to the growth of renewable energies are among those that will benefit in a market that is growing on a daily basis.

Topics: Energy- electric buses- Electromobility- electric vehicles

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