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2nd Chilean Solar Conference & Exhibition

27 & 28 May 2014, Santiago

Sorry you missed CHILESOL 2014 - you can still benefit from the exclusive conference & report data

ChileSol 2014 took place on 27-28 May in Santiago de Chile, with over 200 attendees discussing the future of the CSP and PV industry in Chile. 

If you want to hear every debate, see every presentation and benefit from the wealth of invaluable market insight, it isn’t too late. Soon we will offer you the post conference materials package!

You can also benefit from the exclusive CSP Today Chile Market and Technology Insight 2014 report - to find out more click here

Develop truly cost-competitive CSP and PV projects that win PPAs in Chile

This year, CSP Today LATAM and PV Insider LATAM have been combined to create the inaugural CHILESOL conference - giving attendees the perfect mix of joint networking opportunities and specialist CSP and PV technology knowledge in one of the hottest solar markets in the world.

We are only a few days away from ChileSol, places are filling-up fast - book your place here

Speakers confirmed to move forward your CSP project in Chile:

BBVA Inter-American Devlopment Bank Banco BICE
Acciona cochilco Antofagasta University
Abengoa SolarReserve Grupo Ibereolica BrightSource

At CHILESOL 2014 you will be able to:

  • Industrial & grid off-takers: Meet with mining companies and national utilities and learn how to develop cost-competitive projects that win PPAs
  • Project finance: Find out from local and international banks how to ensure financing to move your project from environmental permit to construction
  • Grid connectivity: Learn from regulators and transmission companies how to gain permission to connect your plant to the grid in less time
  • Solar in South America: Hear from industry insiders in Peru, Uruguay and Brazil to get an overview of the further opportunities for solar in the region
  • Construction: Understand the critical aspects of building in the Atacama desert – as manpower shortage and seismic nature of the land – to optimize construction

Solve your biggest solar challenges with insight from Chile’s most important stakeholders

CHILESOL 2014 will open with prestigious plenary sessions, in which you will hear from and meet the local authorities that matter when putting forward a solar project in Chile. 

Confirmed so far include:

-          Carlos Finat, Executive Director, ACERA

-          Rodrigo Violic, Business Manager, Banco BICE

-          Alfredo Solar, General Manager, Acciona Energía Chile 

-          Rodrigo Escobar, Project Coordinator, ISE-Fraunhofer

-          Carlos Arenas, Professor, Universidad de Antofagasta

-          Adolfo López, Director of Project Evaluation, Comisión Chilena del Cobre


Don´t miss out on the most international solar event in Chile this year – secure your place today here

Win new customers and investment to capitalize on Chile’s CSP opportunity

On the second day of the conference, the event splits into PV and CSP tracks – giving you access to unparalleled technical contacts and sessions you won’t find at any other event in Chile!  On the CSP track, you will get the contacts and knowledge you need to win projects and get PPAs.

In a full day of presentations you will get:

Project pipeline update: Get full details on Abengoa’s Cerro Dominador Project – recent winner of the CORFO international bid, directly from Pedro Robles, Abengoa

Tower technology in focus: Learn the secrets behind the biggest CSP tower project in Chile, from Gregorio Álvarez, President of Grupo Ibereólica 

Plant design in the desert: Learn the critical issues related to plant design in the Atacama Desert from Charles Turlinski, Director of Project Development at BrightSource Energy

Places are filling up fast for ChileSol 2014 – make sure you are on the delegates list, book your place here

Make key contacts and gain visibility at CHILESOL 2014

For the first time, CHILESOL will host a joint CSP and PV exhibition – giving our limited number of exhibitors a wider audience of potential customers and investors all looking for local and international partners.  So if you are looking to build a solar business in Chile, becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at the conference could be a perfect fit.

By exhibiting or sponsoring CHILESOL 2014, your business will benefit from:

  • Relevant audience: With senior-level PV and CSP attendees, including the leading international and local developers and EPCs, every delegate could be relevant to your business. Sponsoring or exhibiting gives you the perfect opportunity to communicate your competitive edge and make the best first impression with prospective customers
  • Global marketing opportunities: Your investment does not limit you to 2 days of promotion at the conference.  Through the event website your brand will gain global reach as we promote the event throughout the world. In addition, we can offer press releases and interview opportunities to further your publicity and maximize your exposure
  • Unparalleled speaking opportunities: If you want to be on the stage and get the only word on crucial technical and commercial issues in the region, and be placed next to the leading officials and developers, we can offer a limited number of speaking opportunities

Book your pass today to build your solar business at ChileSol – only a few places left, secure your place today here

Optimize your PV plant in the Atacama Desert with the insight of industry experts

If your company is also interested in doing business within the PV industry, your pass will also allow you to access the PV Track. It will focus on helping you optimize your PV projects and guarantee your off-takers the best technology in for Chile’s climate.

You will return to the office armed with the following:

  • Movements in the PV pipeline: Hear leading developers in Chile on how their projects are moving forward and get the key lessons needed to grow your business for years to come
  • Optimization and O&M: Learn how to beat environmental difficulties such as water access and sand storms and boost the performance of your plant in the Atacama Desert
  • PV and Mining Companies:  Meet the developers that are supplying energy to mines and learn how to design an optimized project that suits mining requirements

Don´t miss out on the most international solar event in Chile this year – only a few places left, register here


Places are filling up fast for ChileSol 2014 – make sure you are on the delegates list, book your place here

 See you in Santiago!


Mercedes Galíndez
Mercedes Galindez
Director LATAM
CSP Today
+44 (0) 20 7422 4348
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Central Energía
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Futuro Renovable
Navigant Research
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Centro de Energías Renovables - Ministerio de Energía
Antofagasta University
Inter-American Devlopment Bank
Banco BICE
Senado República de Chile
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Grupo Ibereolica
Wilson Solarpower Corporation
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ISE Fraunhofer
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