Latin America

Thermal power to dominate Mexico’s energy mix until 2030

Coal power capacity in Mexico will likely decrease marginally from 6.02GW in 2020 to 5.67GW in 2030, however thermal power generation will continue to dominate until 2030.

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Paraguay hydropower and energy mix

Policy reform needed to diversify Paraguay’s energy mix

IRENA has assessed the actions required to help the Latin American country diversify its energy mix for sustainability and secure energy supply.
Wärtsilä - Boortmalt power plant

Wärtsilä secures CHP upgrade and maintenance contract in Argentina

Technology firm Wärtsilä has signed a contract to upgrade and maintain a combined heat and power plant in Argentina.

Chile breaks ground on industrial-scale hydrogen plant

The groundbreaking for Chile's first industrial-scale pilot plant for green hydrogen production located in Cabo Negro has taken place.
south america

Severe drought strains South America’s power sector

Latin America's power sector will record imbalances between generation and demand due to the severe drought that is affecting the region - report.
africa windpower

Clir selected to manage 500MW renewables capacity in South America

Clir Renewables has been selected by renewable energy investor Cubico Sustainable Investments to manage a portfolio of more than 500MW in Latin America.
biogas energy

Grupo Cocal secures funding for Sao Paulo biogas project

Brazilian electricity provider Grupo Cocal has secured funding from international financial institutions to implement its biogas electricity production project in Sao Paulo.