Latin America power roundup

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Canadian Solar signed an agreement with Export Development Canada which will provide guarantees or letters of credit of up to US$100mn to support the company's global project developments.

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Hugo Passalacqua, governor of Argentine province Misiones, met with Robert Nieemczewski, president of Poland's Airon Investment, to discuss the potential installation of a plant to manufacture small-scale wind turbines as part Airon Green Energy Turbines' global expansion.


Nicaragua's legislative assembly approved a US$4.3mn loan granted by Austria's Raiffeisen Bank International to finance installation of a solar thermal project at the Dr Alejandro Dávila Bolaños military hospital.

The project will save around US$371,000 during the first year, an assembly release quoted lawmaker José Figueroa as saying.


Bolivian state power generator Corani extended to October 6 the bidding deadline to draft the final design for the secondary, right-bank tunnel of the 120MW San José hydroelectric project.