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Massive Pumped Storage + Solar PV Project Closer to Reality

It’s the perfect location for a project like this because of the natural landscape. No dams will need to be built and the land will not be disturbed because it is a desert…“There is a big coastal mountain range very … Continue reading

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Solar Delivers Cheapest Electricity ‘Ever, Anywhere, By Any Technology’

Chile has just contracted for the cheapest unsubsidized power plant in the world, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) reports. In last week’s energy auction, Chile accepted a bid from Spanish developer Solarpack Corp. Tecnologica for 120 megawatts of solar at the stunning price of $29.10 … Continue reading

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SunEdison to build 350MW of solar PV in Chile – at 9c/kWh

Chile’s National Energy Commission (CNE) has awarded 15-year power supply contracts to SunEdison for solar PV projects totaling 350 MW in the nation’s latest energy supply auction. The company will invest roughly US$700 million in building these projects. While 18 renewable … Continue reading

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