BEIJING, June 29, 2012 / PRNewswire / – On June 19, 2012, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and his delegation left Beijing for an official visit four countries in South America, arriving in the afternoon of June 25 in Santiago, Chile , last stop on his trip. On the night of his arrival, Wen Jiabao attended a welcome banquet hosted by President Sebastián Piñera. Before the officially scheduled activities, Premier Wen met with officials of the Embassy of China and overseas Chinese representatives in Chile as well as representatives of Chinese companies with investments in Chile . The CEO Ms. Amy Zhang .
Premier Wen and President Piñera held a series of meetings, including the announcement of a strategic partnership to complete the supplementary agreements to bilateral free trade. Premier Wen and President Piñera agreed to create a framework for cooperation between the two governments and develop a common action plan between the two countries.
During the visit, representatives of the Embassy of China and Commerce Committee Chile , ProChile, Minister of Foreign Affairs and representatives of the main Chilean companies and financial institutions participated in a signing ceremony. Ms. Amy Zhang , CEO of Sky Solar , Ms. Guo Mingshe, planning director of the Bank Development China and Mr. Brinck Christian , CEO of Koppers Sigdo represented the three parties signed an agreement and co-operation framework for investment and construction of 300MW of solar photovoltaic power plant projects in Chile , with a total investment of U.S. $ 900 million. This collaboration formally begins early in the solar photovoltaic market parity network in South America
Sky Solar is committed to the development of markets for photovoltaic solar grid parity. In early 2010, the Sky Solar began to develop and invest in a number of countries with high solar irradiation, and the Chile the most important. The politically stable government and policies of Chile , its strong investment environment, its electricity demand and governments increasingly focusing on renewable energy makes the country one of the markets PV more attractive in the world. During exposure SNEC PV Shanghai in May 2012, the Sky Solar officially announced their projects and achievements of Chile and declared a new era in energy trading global photovoltaic projects grid parity.
Sky Solar and Sigdo Koppers developed a line of over 300 MW of photovoltaic projects in various stages. The Sky Solar expected gradually to innovate this year, starting with a pilot project followed by a 2MW project in the soil of 18MW. The remaining projects should be at least 150MW and will be undertaken during the next 18 months.
Sky Solar is a developer, investor and a leading global provider of power plants and photovoltaic renewable energy. The Sigdo Koppers is a leading Chilean focusing on construction and industrial plant. Together, the two companies believe that their cooperation in building a series of photovoltaic energy is a significant milestone in promoting bilateral trade and economic cohesion between the two countries and that will greatly enhance the development of Chile in renewable energy.
In addition, the Development Bank of China , a financial institution owned by the Chinese government enjoys a rating -grade credit sovereign and plays a key role in the financial and infrastructure support and construction of large-scale projects, both in China and abroad. One focus of the Development Bank of China is the field of renewable energy, where they have a wealth of experience. In early 2012, the Development Bank of China entered the market power of Chile and promised to give the its greatest effort and support to finance renewable energy projects.
Throughout his active participation in the renewable energy market Chile Sky Solar has continually received great help and assistance of the Embassy of China and Commerce Committee Chile , various government departments Chilean Embassy of Chile in Beijing and the Consulate of Chile in Shanghai. In particular, the European Trade Commissioner based in ProChile office in Shanghai has played a key role in the success of business development in the Sky Solar Chile . This assistance has further strengthened the confidence Sky Solar has the investment, development and implementation of photovoltaic projects in Chile .