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.

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Climate targets unattainable without ‘new dawn’ for carbon capture says IEA

Climate targets are unattainable without a ‘new dawn’ for carbon capture, utilisation and storage says a new report from the IEA.
Iberdrola wind project

Iberdrola acquires 400MW wind project pipeline in Brazil

Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Neoenergia, has acquired a portfolio of wind energy development projects totalling approximately 400MW of capacity.
Salto Grande Hydroelectric Complex.

Emerson wins contract to upgrade 1,890MW Salto Grande Hydro Complex

The Salto Grande Mixed Technical Commission has awarded Emerson a contract to modernize operations at the 1,890MW Salto Grande Hydroelectric Complex.
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Verano Capital adds 9MW of clean energy to Chilean grid

American clean energy projects developer Verano Capital has inaugurated its latest PMGD solar park, El Litre del Verano in Chile.
Patagonia National Park solar installation

Chile’s Patagonia benefits from first hydroelectric-solar microgrid

A 'run-of-river' hydroelectric power station, PV installation, and battery storage system have been combined to provide the Patagonia National Park with electricity from renewable energy sources.
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Microgrid power solution delivered to Peruvian copper mine

Ferreyros has been selected by Ferrenergy to provide a microgrid power system for the Agromin La Bonita underground copper mine in Acarí, Peru.
geothermal projects

New geothermal company launches to drive sector development

Thermal Energy Partners, a developer of geothermal energy projects has partnered with Schlumberger New Energy to create a new company.
The development of Condor 1 in Chile by Mainstream Renewable Power

Chile: Mainstream Renewable Power secures funding for 630MW of renewable generation

Mainstream Renewable Power has closed funding of US$620 million for the second phase of the Andes Renovables wind and solar generation platform in Chile.
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Solar and wind capacity up – fossil fuels down 25%

New research from BloombergNEF revealed that photovoltaics dominated as the main new power-generating technology source in dozens of countries around the world in 2019.
hydrogen production

Annual hydrogen production from emerging technologies to hit 1GW by 2029

The global capacity for emerging hydrogen production technologies will reach approximately 1GW per annum by 2029 - Guidehouse Insights.

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