Chile hit 1.8GW of solar PV deployment in May

SANTIAGO – Chile reached 1,840MW of installed solar PV by the end of May this year, according to the Chilean renewable energy association (ACERA).

There were 930MW under construction, 12,944MW approved, and 4,080MW in qualification stages.

Chilean movements in solar PV are nearly double those in wind at present, the company said in a statement.

Chile hit 1GW of installed PV in 2016, becoming the first country in Latin America to do so.