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.

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.
solar pv

Enel completes 133MW expansion of South America’s largest solar PV facility

Enel Green Power Brasil Participações has expanded its 475MW São Gonçalo solar PV plant with an additional 133MW of capacity.

Green hydrogen export hub planned for northeast Brazil

Australian renewable energy company Enegix Energy is partnering with Ceará state government on the development of Brazil’s first major green hydrogen project.
energy storage project

Global energy storage installations to exceed 10GW in 2021

According to a new report released by research firm IHS Markit, the global market for energy storage will more than double in 2021 from the 2020 level.

Bolivia’s largest solar plant begins commercial operation

The 100MW Oruro solar plant in the Bolivian Andes is ready to enter commercial operation with the inauguration of the second phase.
energy storage

Webcast 25 Feb: Energy storage applications

Register to attend this webinar to understand which energy storage use cases are seeing widespread adoption.
hydrogen

Exponential growth predicted for green hydrogen market

A new report released by research firm Frost & Sullivan states that owing to decarbonisation efforts, the production of green hydrogen will increase by 57% between 2019 and 2030.
solar pv

Solar advantages increase even without government subsidies – study

Solar energy is now the cheapest way to add electricity in many markets across the globe - Wood Mackenzie has revealed.

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