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Argentina power watch

Bnamericas Published: Friday, July 27, 2018
Argentina power watch

Argentina sealed a further eight RenovAr Round 2 contracts (pictured) for over 141MW with wholesale market administrator Cammesa on Thursday for renewable projects in Buenos Aires, Córdoba and Tucumán provinces.

In Buenos Aires province Arrebeef Beef Energia signed a supply contract for its 1.5MW Arrebeef Energia biogas plant, Biomass Rojas for its 7MW Rojas biomass plant and Vientos la Genoveva for its 86.6MW La Genoveva I wind farm.

In Córdoba, Helios Energia Limpia signed a supply contract for its 2.4MW Pollos San Mateo biogas plant, as did 3C Biogas for its 1MW Cleanergy Gigena I biogas plant, Embio Las Junturas for the 0.5MW Generación Las Junturas biomass plant, and Epec Arroyo Cabral for its 40MW Arroyo del Cabral solar plant.

Finally, in Tucumán, Bioelectrica Leales signed a supply contract for its 2MW Cogeneración Ingenio Leales biomass project.

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The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a US$100mn loan for Argentina to increase SME investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency. The loan will specifically finance small-sized renewable energy generation projects (mainly biogas and biomass) and efficiency improvements in industrial processes, including equipment replacement and cogeneration.

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Vientos de Genoveva has asked power regulator MEM for authorization to connect its Buenos Aires province wind farm Vientos La Genoveva I to the grid.

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