Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy secures final 110-MW order

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured a new order from Ibereólica Renovables, a Spanish Independent Power Producer (IPP), to supply 110-MW capacity for the second phase of Cabo Leones III wind park, in Chile. SGRE will deliver 22 of its SG 5.0-145 wind turbines and will also operate and maintain them for 10 years. The order has enabled SGRE to become the supplier-of-choice for the entire Cabo Leones cluster, which totals 598.8 MW and is located in Chile’s Atacama Desert.

Chile approved for $634M worth of F-16 upgrades

The U.S. State Department has cleared Chile to purchase modernization upgrades for its F-16 fleet, with a potential $634 million price tag. he upgrades included in this potential sale include: 19 Joint Helmet-Mounted Cueing Systems, 6 inert MK-82 (500LB) general purpose bomb bodies, 2 MXU-650KB Air Foil Groups, 44 LN-260 Embedded GPS/INS and 49 Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radios (MIDS JTRS). Also included are avionics equipment and software upgrades, new radios, upgraded IFF transponders, secure communications equipment and other parts.

Real estate in Greater Santiago registered 66 new projects during second quarter

In its report on real estate supply for the second quarter of 2020 in Greater Santiago, GfK Adimark revealed that the period analysed registered 66 new projects that started sales, 17 more than the previous quarter. This added to a lower dynamism in the sector and has generated an increase in available units, reaching the highest figure since the subprime crisis.

Lemon season for San Osvaldo projected to produce around 90,000 tons

This year, the lemon season for San Osvaldo started in week 22 and is expected to last until week 38, or the middle in September, for the export market. “In comparison with 2019, this season started a little over a week early, but this is a normal variation,” Ortiz says. The forecast for this year is to produce around 90,000 tons of lemons. For San Osvaldo, there is a new plantation coming into production therefore volumes are expected to be higher and the company is projecting a growth of 15% in export boxes.