Mainstream Renewable Power places order with Vestas for 109 MW in Chile

Mainstream Renewable Power has placed an order for 109 MW for the Ckani wind farm, located in the Antofagasta region, Chile. The contract includes the supply and installation of 26 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines, in addition to an Active Output Management 5000 contract for the operation and maintenance of the wind farm for the next 20 years. The Ckani wind farm is expected to enter commercial operation in 2021.

Chile delays 5G spectrum tender to November

Chile’s telecommunications regulator Subtel has decided to postpone its 5G spectrum auction until next month following the responses received in the consultation launched in August. The regulator said it intends to make some amendments to the conditions of the auction in the coming days, meaning the opening day for bids has been delayed until 12 November, around 1 month later than initially scheduled.

China was the main buyer of Chilean avocados in 2019 with 8.3% of shipments

According to ProChile, in 2019 Chilean avocado exports registered their highest value in recent years. The value of avocado exports has increased by 76% in just one decade, increasing from $170.7 million in 2009 to $300.7 million in 2019. China was the main buyer of avocados in Asia. In 2019, China accounted for 8.3% of shipments, followed by Japan, whose shipments increased by 1,735% compared to the previous year. So far in 2020, China continues to lead imports, concentrating 8.8% of Chilean avocado sales and opening the way to other important Asian destinations.