The project under discussion would see regasification capacity at the Escobar terminal expanded to 25Mm3/d from the current 20Mm3/d.
The investment, an initiative under the so-called Alliance for Prosperity plan, will include public and private funds, as well as US$750mn in financing from the IDB.
The executive director of Brazilian consultancy Thymos Energia spoke to BNamericas about the results of the last energy transmission auction, which she believes it was a success, and about her positive expectations towards the possibility of another transmission tender later this year.
The US$309mn deal hands ISA capital stock in the Brazilian company that was previously held by Fundo de Investimento em Participações Coliseu and Fundo de Investimento em Ações Taurus.
In a stock exchange filing, Cesp said the state government's privatization committee, known as CDPED, voted to "maintain the terms of the company's current concessions."
The Chilean portfolio of Spain-based Grenergy Renovables totals around 200MW and Grenergy has said it wants to be the company with the highest number of PV plants in operation in Chile by year-end.
Any non-profit organization or civil society may participate in the process, according to the mining and energy ministry.