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Chile’s new grid access rules “not enough” to help wind

Chile’s new grid access rules “not enough” to help wind

Renewable energy industry claims LNG-fuelled power plants will continue to abuse inflexibility rules to secure priority dispatch

Merger to create major new renewables player in Brazil

Merger to create major new renewables player in Brazil

Brazil’s Votorantim and Canadian pension fund CPP Investments will build on existing partnership to expand portfolio

Engie kicks off work on Peru’s largest wind farm

Engie kicks off work on Peru’s largest wind farm

French developer’s 260MW Punta Lomitas will increase Peru’s total wind capacity to more than 700MW once online in 2023

Renewables meet full demand of Brazilian energy tender

Renewables meet full demand of Brazilian energy tender

Wind takes about a fifth of capacity awarded in tender, with Statkraft, PEC Energia and Casa dos Ventos all successful

Chile seeks developer for key power line

Chile seeks developer for key power line

Iberdrola among companies hoping to build transmission line to connect Chilean renewables to consumption hubs

Four wind farms cancelled in Argentina under new rules

Four wind farms cancelled in Argentina under new rules

Developers cancel wind farms with 150MW combined capacity to free up demand and transmission for more viable projects