Colbún acquires 150 MW of solar capacity from First Solar

Chilean power provider Colbún has acquired the 150 MW Sol de Tarapacá solar project, which is located in Tarapacá. The project was acquired from US-based thin-film photovoltaic (PV) module producer First Solar. According to the company, the acquisition is a part of its plan to increase the amount of renewable energy from a variable source in its generation mix. Neither the transaction amount nor the technical project details have been disclosed.