Blumar has submitted a proposed project to the national environmental impact evaluation service (SEIA) for a $4 million expansion of its frozen products plant, located in the Isla Rocuant sector in the municipality of Talcahuano. According to documents submitted to the SEIA, the project would expand raw material processing capacity for frozen fish production of Blumar’s Pesquera el Golfo brand, from 200 tons to 600 tons per day.
LONGi announced that it has delivered 101 MW of reliable and high-efficiency bifacial modules to an ultra-large power plant in Chile. The 101 MW photovoltaic (PV) project, located high in the Antofagasta region, was developed by Global Power Generation (GPG), a subsidiary of Naturgy Energy Group SA of Spain. With 234696 pieces of LONGi bifacial modules and 2829 units of SF7 bifacial trackers from Soltec Renewable Energies, the 101 MW PV plant will be in operation in November 2020.
Molycop annouced the launch of three new testing laboratories in Chile, Peru, and Australia. Strategically located in the world’s key mining regions, these facilities are expected to significantly bolster its market-leading laboratory services and customer analysis capabilities.
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.
BluGlacier, one of Chile's largest salmon importers to the U.S., announced the debut of its first ever direct-to-consumer brand: OSHĒN. Scheduled to launch on November 1st, OSHĒN will offer a convenient delivery service bringing premium fresh and frozen Chilean salmon to customers' front doors nationwide in completely biodegradable and recyclable packaging playfully designed with witty banter.
Hazel Technologies Inc. announced the launch of operations in Chile, ahead of the ‘20-’21 season. Hazel Technologies is a a USDA-funded technology company that delivers new solutions for the fresh produce industry to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and fight food waste. Starting this October, Hazel Technologies products are available to growers in Chile.
Edgewater Markets announced that top tier bank Banco del Estado de Chile has gone live on Edgewater’s new trading platform, leveraging Edgewater Markets software, EdgeFXLatam. The platform provides Banco del Estado de Chile with customized branded solution for its clients, traders and sales teams, while preserving internal workflows, algorithms and hedging strategies.
Four infill drilling holes completed by Tesoro Resources at its El Zorro project in Chile have intersected multiple gold mineralised zones. The assays from the Ternera prospect have continued to add to the company’s gold inventory. One hole returned 23m at 0.82 grams per tonne gold, including two higher grade intervals. Tesoro managing director Zeff Reeves said these latest results demonstrate the continuity of grade, not only along, but also between the mineralised faults at the Ternera prospect.
Highview Power has entered into a joint venture agreement with Energía Latina S.A.-Enlasa to co-develop giga-scale cryogenic energy storage projects in Chile and other Latin American markets. The joint venture, named Highview Enlasa, will help to open Latin American energy markets to baseload renewable energy potential. Highview Power’s long duration energy storage system are equivalent in performance to thermal and nuclear power.