The resolution forms part of a series of new regulations aimed at attracting investments in non-conventional renewable energy (NCRE) and reducing the country's dependence on hydropower.
President Juan Carlos Varela visited the project site to inspect the progress of the works to widen the road.
Dollar refinancing needs are high for Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Brazil in the coming years, said the Institute of International Finance in a report on debt.
Another retired general, who is expected to fill the position, has now being included into the president-elect's transition team.
Companies issue acquisition updates relating to copper, gold, lithium and silver assets in Chile, Argentina and Mexico.
Canadian companies operating in Mexico and Peru provide updates.