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The five challenges of green hydrogen development in Chile

InvestChile - January,18,2022

Chile's future involves achieving energy independence and even exporting its surplus. Hydrogen production is a promising path. Foreign investment in clean energy such as solar or wind will be key to the industry’s development. 

Topics: Green Hydrogen

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What will the first Chilean green hydrogen-powered train be like?

InvestChile - January,13,2022

The project is in the engineering stage and testing will get underway in 18 months. The operational fleet of hydrogen-powered trains is expected to scale over the following 10 years. Chile is among the best-positioned countries for green hydrogen investment and development. 

Topics: Green Hydrogen

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Chile to attract US$1 billion in Green Hydrogen investments

InvestChile - December,29,2021

Foreign investment has been key to developing green hydrogen in Chile. Initiatives promoted by Enel Green Power, Linde, ENGIE, Air Liquide, GNL Quintero and CAP have been chosen for co-financing support by Chile’s Economic Development Agency, CORFO, with the goal of speeding up the development of the industry in our country. 

Topics: Green Hydrogen

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Do you know Chile’s new energy development targets?

InvestChile - November,1,2021

Chile’s Government has updated its National Energy Policy, which for the first time considers climate change, green hydrogen and electromobility.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Chile- Energy- Electromobility- Energy Investment- Green Hydrogen- National Energy Policy- Investment

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HDF joins the green hydrogen boom in southern Chile

InvestChile - October,29,2021

The French company began operations in 2012 and is preparing to open its doors in Chile. It will study new investments for fuel development, where it expects to launch its first operation in 2024 with an investment of over US$250 million.  

Topics: Clean Energy- renewable energy- Energy Investment- Green Hydrogen- Energy infrastructure- green energy- Green economy- French Companies- French investment- French investment in Chile- HDF

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Green Hydrogen in Chile: 15 projects to start production before 2030

InvestChile - October,8,2021

Since launching its national strategy, Chile has tripled its number of green hydrogen projects, currently boasting over 60 initiatives. The goal is for 25% of these projects to be producing green hydrogen before the end of the decade.

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

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Ten companies present proposals to develop green hydrogen in Chile

InvestChile - September,16,2021

Of the project proposals received by CORFO, six were presented by foreign companies from France, Denmark, Italy and Germany.

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

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Chile’s new green hydrogen projects

InvestChile - August,24,2021
As Enaex and Engie filed the environmental paperwork for one initiative, GNL Quintero, Enagás and Acciona Energía announced a US$30 million investment to build a plant at the GNL regasification terminal.   

Topics: Clean Energy- renewable energy- Energy- Acciona- Hydrogen- Engie- GNL Quintero- Enagás- Green Hydrogen- Renewables- Enaex

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Chile prepares to implement the use of green hydrogen in Mining

InvestChile - June,24,2021

The goal is to provide greater assurances to companies looking to implement this technology in projects that are already under way.

Topics: Mining- renewable energy- Energy Investment- Mining Industry- Mining Technology- Green Hydrogen

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Chile’s first green hydrogen project is approved

InvestChile - May,18,2021

The project, an initiative of Highly Innovative Fuels (HIF), with participation from Siemens Energy, involves building a 3.4MW wind turbine and a 13kV back-up transmission line on a 3.7-hectare site in Chile’s far south.

Topics: Clean Energy- wind power- renewable energy- Energy Investment- Green Hydrogen- Energy infrastructure- Renewables- green energy

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Ten tips to apply for funding for green hydrogen projects in Chile

InvestChile - May,4,2021

Corfo has launched a round of US$50 million in financing to leverage Green Hydrogen projects among both domestic and foreign companies.

Topics: Green Hydrogen

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France and Chile join forces on green hydrogen progress

InvestChile - April,20,2021

Representatives from the two countries are developing a program of actions to exchange knowledge and promote strategies in this field.

Topics: Energy- Green Hydrogen

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Green hydrogen could exceed the potential of Chile’s mining industry

InvestChile - February,4,2021

According to President Sebastián Piñera, Chile’s National Strategy for the Promotion of Green Hydrogen will make the country the world’s most efficient producer.

Topics: Clean Energy- Hydroelectric energy- Green Hydrogen

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Green hydrogen will create 100,000 jobs over the next 20 years

InvestChile - November,4,2020

Chile’s green hydrogen strategy, which was launched yesterday, has three objectives: to produce the world’s cheapest green hydrogen by 2030, to be among the three largest exporters by 2040, and to have 5 GW of electrolysis capacity under development by 2025.

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

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Government presents “green hydrogen diplomacy” to attract FDI

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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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: Green Hydrogen

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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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Chile 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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