Chile

China State Grid further inroads into Chile’s electricity distribution sector

China’s State Grid International Development is to acquire Naturgy’s Chile subsidiary Compañía General de Electricidad (CGE).
hydrogen

Chile – ambition to be a world leader in green hydrogen

Chile’s National Green Hydrogen Strategy sets out plans to be among the world’s leading producers by 2040.

Cryogenic energy storage JV for utility-scale Latin America projects

Highview Power and Energía Latina SA (Enlasa) are to develop giga-scale cryogenic energy storage projects in Chile and elsewhere in Latin America.

First electric vehicle in Chile’s mining industry launched

The first electric vehicle for use in Chile’s mines has been debuted by state owned copper miner Codelco and Engie.

Chile’s first solar + storage project gets under way

Chile’s AES Gener has begun construction of the Andes Solar II-B solar+storage project as well as the Capo Lindo wind farm.
distributed generation

Small-scale distributed generation advanced in Chile

Chile’s Minister of Energy has published regulations to advance the development of distributed generation for self-consumption.

Electric vehicle charging network expands on Chile’s roads

The first three fast electric vehicle charging stations have been put into operation on the main route south out of Chile’s capital Santiago.

District heating to be developed in Patagonian Chile

Chile’s ministry of energy has launched a programme to develop district heating in the south-central Magallanes region of Chile.

Chile launches power system flexibility strategy

Chile’s energy ministry has announced plans to grow the use of flexibility to manage the increasing penetration of renewable energies and distributed resources such as electric vehicles.

New deal strengthens Siemens Gamesa’s position in Chile

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has received a new 60MW order to extend the Cabo Leones 1 wind project in Chile, operated by EDF and Ibereólica Renovables.

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