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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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Chile’s goals for leading the world on clean renewable energies

InvestChile - September,13,2019

The aim is for 70% of the electricity consumed in the country to be from sources such as photovoltaic or wind energy by 2050; this is in addition to the announced decarbonization plan.

Topics: Clean Energy- photovoltaic solar energy- wind power- renewable energy- Energy

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Acciona announces million-dollar investment plan and bids to be the country’s largest renewable generator

InvestChile - June,25,2019

The Spanish company, which has had operations in Chile for a decade now, revealed that it will invest US$800 million by 2025.

Topics: NCRE- photovoltaic solar energy- Energy- Acciona- Energy Investment

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China Three Gorges confirms interest in expanding business in Chile

InvestChile - June,3,2019

The company already has two projects in the hydroelectricity sector and expects to expand in clean energies.

Topics: Clean Energy- success stories- renewable energy- Energy- Chinese investment- China Three Gorges

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Wilefko: the poetic brightness of water that generates energy thanks to the sea

InvestChile - May,29,2019

Entrepreneurship in Chile: Wilefko, or “Brightness of Water” in Mapudungun, is a Chilean start-up that has invented a motor able to turn the impacts of thousands of waves into a continuous movement in order to generate electricity. The technology can be used to pump water, supply compressed air, generate electricity and/or desalinate seawater.  

Topics: Clean Energy- renewable energy- Start-Up- Entrepreneurship- Energy- Wave Power

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Renewable energies can satisfy 86% of global demand for electricity

InvestChile - April,11,2019

A study by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) forecasts that, if the correct measures are taken, CO2 emissions could be reduced by almost 30% in a decade and by more than 70% by the middle of the century. The good news for Chile is that, a natural resource, photovoltaic solar technology is key.

Topics: NCRE- photovoltaic solar energy- wind power- renewable energy- Energy- IRENA

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Chile-driven trend: Electric vehicles prepare for launch

InvestChile - December,17,2018

They take three and a half hours to recharge, they have 250 kilometers of autonomy and their batteries have a useful life of 4,000 charges. These are the 100 electric buses that the Metbus company will deploy in the streets of Santiago in the coming days.

Topics: Chile- development- Energy- electric buses

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