The project will allow bioenergy company Inpasa to generate its own electricity and increase ethanol production.
Local firm Pacific Energy seeks to install a 86MW wind farm in Araucanía region; Guacolda is planning to expand capacity and eliminate petcoke use at a thermal power plant; and Siemens will install an operating system at Nehuenco CCGT.
Private investors have historically been cautious about investing in PPPs, especially at their early stages. Improving the bankability of projects could attract capital and help close Latin America's infrastructure gap, writes James P. Scriven, CEO, Inter-American Investment Corporation.
The 800km Texas-Tuxpan pipeline is being developed by a JV between IEnova and TransCanada.
Romeu Rufino, the head of power regulator Aneel, says investor interest in an upcoming hydropower concession auction could be dampened by the country's political turmoil.
The invitation follows commitments from China to finance two reactors in Argentina requiring US$14bn of total investment; the OECD cites "growing cooperation" with Argentina.