Copiapo (Chile)

Type: City
Name: Copiapo (Chile)
Country: Chile
Latitude: -27.360001
Longitude: -70.339996
population: 129,281
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Commercial-scale deployment of new lithium extraction technology is near at hand

- It takes as short as 8 hours with direct extraction, collecting more than 80%- The construction of a field plant in Argentina began in JuneThe world`s first `direct lithium extraction technology` developed by POSCO in association with Re Institute of ... [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Rame plans Chile solar debut

Rame – which is already actively developing almost 150MW of wind farms in the South American nation – will press ahead with its solar ambitions following its June acquisition of Beco, a UK PV systems integrator.CEO Tim Adams said the company is looking ... [Published Renewable Energy News - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

First Solar to Develop PV Solar Power Plant in Latin America

First Solar has received board approval from the Overseas Private Investment Corp. (OPIC) and IFC for financing to support construction of the 141MW(ac) Luz del Norte solar power plant in Chile's Atacama Desert. According to a release from the company, ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

[News] First Solar set to start work on Chile mega-project

Article Comments (0)Copiapo, Chile, will soon be home to the country's largest PV power plant, the 141MW Luz del Norte project set to be built by First Solar. Image: ifranch, Wikimedia Commons.US developer First Solar has said it is poised to begin work ... [Published PV-Tech - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Water & Waste - Chile - Chile targets unused water right

Chile's government is targeting unused water rights in a reform that increases the state's role in the water sector."We don't think unused water rights are reasonable," energy minister Máximo Pacheco was quoted as saying by La Tercera newspaper.Pacheco ... [Published Business News Americas - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Water & Waste - Chile - Chile forecasts rainy winter in drought-hit area

Chile will see intense rainfall in the coming months in areas hit by a severe five-year drought thanks to the El Niño phenomenon, the local meteorological service reported.A 1,600km stretch of the country from Copiapó in the north - undergoing its worst ... [Published Business News Americas - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 2 reports

President Bachelet of Chile Inaugurates Latin America’s Largest Solar Power Photovoltaic Plant

The Amanecer Solar CAP plant was developed, built and interconnected by SunEdison under an energy purchase agreement with CAP Group. It has 100 MW (megawatts) of installed capacity and is located in the municipality of Copiapo, in the Atacama Desert.- ... [Published Regulación Eólica con Vehículos Eléctricos - Jun 11 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 2 reports

SunEdison’s Chilean 100MW Amanecer Solar CAP power plant inaugurated

EBR - SunEdison’s 100MW Amanecer Solar CAP power plant has been inaugurated by Chile President Michelle Bachelet in Copiapo, marking a milestone for the future development of renewable energy in the region. ... [Published Solarplaza.com, daily solar energy news - Jun 10 2014]
First reported Jun 08 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 6 reports

Chile Solar Power Plant Is Now Latin America’s Largest

The giant Atacama Desert cradling solar panels is a beautiful image. Find the middle of Chile’s Atacama Desert and take a look — the largest solar PV plant in Latin America has come online. SunEdison has established the 100MW Amanecer solar power plant ... [Published Clean Technica - Jun 09 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

High times for Chile PV

06/06/2014Chile President Michelle Bachelet today inaugurated SunEdison’s 100MW Amanecer Solar CAP plant in Copiapo, the largest photovoltaic power plant in Latin America.The $250m plant is located 37 kilometers from Copiapo in the Atacama Desert, and ... [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Jun 06 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 3 reports

In Chile, 100 MW solar photovoltaic power plant opens

Located 23 miles from Copiapo in the Atacama Desert, the plant has more than 310,000 photovoltaic modules spread over 250 acres ... [Published Penn Energy - Jun 06 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 2 reports

Freeport-McMoRan’s Ojos del Salado Exploration Group Receives National Safety Award

Ojos del Salado, a Freeport-McMoRan company, and the Chilean Safety Regulatory Association recently recognized the Ojos del Salado Exploration Team for its nine years of work without a lost-time occupational accident.Safety is the highest priority at ... [Published Justmeans - Jun 03 2014]

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ACCIONA Energía Chile General Manager Alfredo Solar explains that "We are very pleased to be working with E-CL so that Chile can take advantage of its enormous solar power potential and make progress towards the implementation of a more sustainable energy system, based on non-conventional renewables that are completely viable in sites like the one where this project is located"
"Because Rame selects project locations on the basis of local topography, which must be suitable for mobilising large components, as well as access to grid connections, most of our sites lend themselves equally to solar projects" Adams said
...development in Chile, where the potential for this clean, renewable resource is unrivalled," said Elizabeth Littlefield, OPIC's President and CEO. "OPIC is proud to support this investment in Chile while helping an innovative American company like First Solar expand its operations and create new markets for its products abroad."
"The water the electric power sector takes is water that returns to water flows in the same quantity and condition. What makes us feel uncomfortable is that there are so many areas in Chile where projects can't take place because there's a captive water market and there's nowhere to get that water" Pacheco said

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ACCIONA Energía will build a photovoltaic plant... [Published Noodls - 12 hours ago]
Commercial-scale deployment of new lithium extr... [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
Rame plans Chile solar debut [Published Renewable Energy News - Jul 04 2014]
First Solar to Develop PV Solar Power Plant in ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 01 2014]
First Solar Set to Build Latin America’s Larges... [Published Compound Semi News - Jun 30 2014]
Water & Waste - Chile - Chile targets unused wa... [Published Business News Americas - Jun 27 2014]
First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) Receives Loan To Build... [Published Value Walk - Jun 27 2014]
First Solar Wins Approval for 141MW Luz Del Nor... [Published Solar Novus Today - Jun 27 2014]
First Solar secures loans for 141MW solar power... [Published Clean Technology Business Review - Jun 27 2014]
[News] First Solar set to start work on Chile m... [Published PV-Tech - Jun 27 2014]
First Solar Gets Loans for 141-Megawatt Chile S... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 26 2014]
Chilean miners visit Soma mine victims’ graves [Published Turkish Daily - Jun 26 2014]
Chilean miner and rescue team head blame safety... [Published Turkish Daily - Jun 23 2014]
Atacama Pacific Unaware of Any Material Change [Published Benzinga.com - Jun 20 2014]
Water & Waste - Chile - Chile forecasts rainy w... [Published Business News Americas - Jun 18 2014]
Water & Waste - Chile - Will Chile's "water hig... [Published Business News Americas - Jun 13 2014]
OPIC to provide USD 230 million for First Solar... [Published Solarserver - Jun 13 2014]
President Bachelet of Chile Inaugurates Latin A... [Published Regulación Eólica con Vehículos Eléctricos - Jun 11 2014]
Bachelet inaugurates Latin America's largest ph... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - Jun 11 2014]
Chile’s largest solar power project officially ... [Published EcoSeed - Jun 11 2014]
Latin America's largest solar PV power plant op... [Published Cyber India Online - Jun 11 2014]
SunEdison’s Chilean 100MW Amanecer Solar CAP po... [Published Solarplaza.com, daily solar energy news - Jun 10 2014]
President Bachelet inaugurates Latin America's ... [Published Global Solar Technology - Jun 10 2014]
Chile Solar Power Plant Is Now Latin America’s ... [Published Clean Technica - Jun 09 2014]
Prez Michelle Bachelet of Chile Inaugurates Sol... [Published Domestic Fuel - Jun 09 2014]
( CGRXF COU.V ) Cougar Minerals Corp. Announces... [Published Scottrade - Jun 09 2014]
[News] SunEdison inaugurates 100MW Chile solar ... [Published PV-Tech - Jun 09 2014]
100MW PV Plant Inaugurated in Chile [Published Solar Novus Today - Jun 09 2014]
SunEdison’s 100MW Amanecer Solar CAP power plan... [Published Energy Business Review - Jun 09 2014]
Amanecer Solar CAP plant inaugurated in Copiapó... [Published RE-Focus - Jun 08 2014]
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SunEdison’s Chilean 100MW Amanecer Solar CAP po... [Published Solarplaza.com, daily solar energy news - Jun 10 2014]
EBR - SunEdison’s 100MW Amanecer Solar CAP power plant has been inaugurated by Chile President Michelle Bachelet in Copiapo, marking a milestone for the future development of renewable energy in the region. ...
President Bachelet of Chile Inaugurates Latin A... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jun 06 2014]
SANTIAGO, Chile, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Michelle Bachelet of Chile inaugurated the Amanecer Solar CAP plant in Copiapo today; it is the largest photovoltaic solar power plant in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. The ...
Freeport-McMoRan’s Ojos del Salado Exploration ... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 03 2014]
SOURCE: Freeport-McMoRan DESCRIPTION: Ojos del Salado, a Freeport-McMoRan company, and the Chilean Safety Regulatory Association recently recognized the Ojos del Salado Exploration Team for its nine years of work without a lost-time occupational ...
Aegean Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Vicuna... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Feb 28 2014]
<p style="text-align:left;"&gt;VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 28, 2014) - Aegean Metals Group Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AGN)(FRANKFURT:A91) (" Aegean " or the " Company ") is pleased to announce that it has signed a Binding Letter of Intent ...
Atacama Reports Cerro Maricunga M&I Oxide Resou... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jan 29 2014]
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 29, 2014) - Atacama Pacific Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ATM) ("Atacama") is pleased to report the updated pit constrained oxide-associated resource estimate for its Cerro Maricunga gold deposit located in northern ...
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