The Chilean people have voted in favor of a new Constitution to end the one that remained in force since the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, with a support of 78.27% of the votes, after the scrutiny of more than 99% of the polling stations.
French bank Natixis SA has provided a $81.5 million loan for a roughly 100-MWp Chilean solar portfolio owned by a unit of French renewables firm Reden Solar. The financing was provided to Reden Development Chile SpA Solar, according to Natixis.
Chile’s first LNG station will be built by HAM Chile. The HAM Group subsidiary was selected by Lipigas Companies to design, construct and commission the station. It will be located at Transportes San Gabriel’s facility in Linares, Maule Region, which is very close to the Ruta Cinco Sur. Once operational, the station will allow the continuous supply of LNG to a fleet of 30 trucks from Cervecera AB InBev Chile, set to be incorporated into the transport fleet of Transportes San Gabriel.
The pandemic has boosted the consumption of healthy and beneficial foods, such as fresh blueberries, and increased their demand globally. This is good news for blueberry-producing countries, which now expect to increase the volumes they will market this season and achieve better prices. Chile has very high expectations for the 2020/2021 season. According to the Chilean Blueberry Committee, the country has more than 18,000 hectares of blueberries that are expected to produce nearly 111,500 tons this season.