Latin America

All news, project updates, policy, legislation and reports concerning the electricity generation, and the power and energy sectors within continental Latin-America, focusing on renewable energy integration and use of fossil fuels within Chile, Braxil, Mexico, Uruguay and Peru. Tenders, energy auctions and power purchase agreement announcements will also be included in this section.

Central America’s geothermal capacity underdeveloped

Less than one-fifth of the geothermal potential in Central America has been developed, a new study has found.
MISC Berhad

MISC Berhad selects Siemens Energy to power new Latin American vessel

Siemens Energy has been selected by MISC Berhad to power its new floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel.

300MW green hydrogen plant planned for Brazilian port

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed for the development of a 300MW green hydrogen plant in Brazil.
Five potential hydrogen game-changers

Black & Veatch to assess feasibility of world’s largest green hydrogen...

When operational the Base One facility, in Ceará, Brazil could produce more than 600 million kilogrammes of green hydrogen annually.

74,500 rural homes in Peru to be electrified with solar PV

The next phase of the Ministry of Energy and Mines’ Massive Photovoltaic Programme starts with electrification of rural homes in north and central Peru.

Renewables skills and finance access advances in Caribbean

New solar PV skills training and funding partnerships are paving the way to advance the renewables transition in the Caribbean.
power plant

Wärtsilä proceeds with €100m Colombian power plant despite COVID-19

Wärtsilä has announced that it is proceeding with the construction of a 200MW flexible baseload power plant in Colombia.
EDP Brasil

EDP Brasil expands its solar portfolio with $31m deal

EDP Brasil has signed an agreement to acquire AES Brazil’s distributed generation investment platform AES Inova.
solar pv

Sonnedix bags DNV GL certification for 8 Chilean solar PV projects

Global solar Independent Power Producer Sonnedix has been provided with the technical due diligence for eight operational solar PV plants in Chile.

Green hydrogen and ammonia production venture launches in Chile

Ireland headquartered Mainstream Renewable Power and Norway’s Aker Clean Hydrogen are partnering on the production of green hydrogen and low cost ammonia in Chile.

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