Mexico's ministry of environment has approved four photovoltaic (PV) power projects in Ascension and Ahumada, Chihuahua state, Mexican daily El Economista said on Sunday.
Oriens and Amerinova obtained a permit for installation of the Ascension 1 and 2 plants, with a total planned capacity of 480 MW. The plants will be gradually built over a three-year period.
The other approved projects, Ahumada 3 and Sonorense, will be installed in the Ahumada municipality. The second plant is scheduled for construction in the first half of 2016 and will provide 30 MW as a small-scale power producer.
In December 2014, the ministry gave permit for construction of the Los Santos Solares 1 and 2 project, worth USD 39 million (EUR 35.3m), also in Ahumada.
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