28 Jun '14, 8am

First Solar set to build 141 MW PV power plant in Chile: 141MW Luz del Norte project said to be the largest in...

First Solar, Inc. has received board approval from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the US Government's development finance institution, and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, for financing to support construction of the 141MW(ac) Luz del Norte solar power plant in Chile's Atacama Desert. The OPIC board approved a loan of up to $230 million; the IFC board approved a $60 million loan. The loans, which are expected to close later this summer, clear the way for First Solar to proceed with construction planning at the site, which is near the city of Copiapo. Terms of the deals were not disclosed. The Luz del Norte project is the first of several projects First Solar has in its regional development pipeline, and will be the company's initial project to start construction in Chile. The Chilean government's National Energy Strategy includes expansion of the...

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