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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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Mercado Libre inaugurates distribution center in Chile: Investment reaches US$100 million

InvestChile - October,15,2020

The company expects to create 5,000 jobs directly and indirectly.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- global services- Mercado Libre- Distribution center

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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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A “map” of Chinese investment in Chile

Alicia Zhu - October,5,2020

In recent years, Chinese investment in Chile has shown important growth. That raises an interesting question: what are the industries that are most attractive for Chinese companies to invest in Chile?

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Five new projects take mining investment in Chile by 2029 to US$74,000 million

InvestChile - October,1,2020

The new survey identifies a total of 49 projects for the next decade.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Chile- Ministry of Mining

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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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Huawei announces installation of second data center in Chile

InvestChile - September,28,2020

The data center will be located in the Santiago Metropolitan Region and will start operation at the end of this year.

Topics: global services- technology- Huawei- Data Center

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Chile takes first place in Latin America in sustainable development ranking

InvestChile - September,24,2020

“Although we still have a way to go, this report shows that we are on the right road,” said the Minister of Environment on learning of the results of the study published by Cambridge University Press.

Topics: Chile- Sustainable development- SDG- Ministry of Environment

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Chile ranks as Latin America’s most innovative economy

InvestChile - September,22,2020

In an index prepared by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). 

Topics: Chile- WEF- Innovation- WIPO

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Government seeks to fast-track mining projects worth over US$17,000 million

InvestChile - September,16,2020

The Mining Ministry has begun trial implementation of a plan to assist almost 20 initiatives from their early stages through to their start of operation.

Topics: Foreign Investment- InvestChile- Mining Industry- Foreign companies- Mining Ministry

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NotCo raises US$85 million to finance expansion plan and eyes US market

InvestChile - September,10,2020

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, invested in the round of financing that the firm will also use to expand its range of products.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Food Industry- Foodtech

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France’s TerraNIS establishes a subsidiary in Chile for expansion in the region

InvestChile - September,2,2020

The company uses geospatial data to provide services related to agriculture and the environment.

Topics: InvestChile- Agriculture- AgTech

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Chile seeks to turn solar boom into green hydrogen bonanza

InvestChile - September,1,2020

“Chile could export $ 30 billion in green hydrogen by 2050,” said Juan Carlos Jobet, the country’s energy minister. “This is the amount of copper that we export today.”

Topics: Solar energy- wind power- renewable energy- Green Hydrogen

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AES Gener files permit for million-dollar project to build renewable energy plant in northern Chile

InvestChile - August,28,2020

The Parque Terra Energía Renovable project would be located in the Taltal municipal district of the Antofagasta Region and would represent an investment of US$ 750 million. 

Topics: Foreign Investment- renewable energy- AES Gener

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Mercado Libre and its formula for triumphing in the pandemic

InvestChile - August,26,2020

The company is growing at rates of 300% in Chile and plans to invest US$100 million in the next two years.

Topics: Foreign Investment- global services- Foreign companies- Mercado Libre

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Spain’s Opdenergy to enter electricity generation business in Chile

InvestChile - August,24,2020

The company has obtained financing of over US$100 million for non-conventional renewable energy projects in the O’Higgins and Atacama Regions.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Foreign companies- Electricity generation business- Opdenergy

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Coca-Cola Chile consolidates entry into alcoholic beverages business and signs agreement with AB InBev

InvestChile - August,21,2020

The five-year contract will come into operation within the next three months.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- AB InBev- Coca-Cola Chile

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World Bank: Chile among the countries with excellent conditions for solar photovoltaic energy

InvestChile - August,18,2020

In the region, Argentina, Mexico and Peru are also in this category, according to the report “Solar Photovoltaic Power Potential by Country” prepared by the World Bank.

Topics: World Bank- Solar energy- photovoltaic solar energy

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