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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CDC Group unveils radical net-zero emissions plan

UK government-owned finance institution CDC Group has unveiled a plan to achieve net-zero emissions across its operations by 2050.

China’s JinkoSolar to supply PV modules for utility-scale project in Chile

Chinese solar module manufacturers, JinkoSolar Holding Co, has announced that it will supply 126 MW of solar modules for the expansion of an existing 160 MW solar PV park in Chile.

Three key ways to accelerate the retirement of coal energy plants

A new report highlights the three key approaches to help global governments and utilities to ensure early retirement of coal energy generation.
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Dow and Atlas Renewable partner on Brazil’s Jacaranda solar project

Dow has signed a 15-year deal with Atlas Renewable Energy for the supply of over 440GWh of clean energy capacity per annum as from the first half of 2021.
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Amazon announces $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund

Amazon has launched The Climate Pledge Fund to support its sustainability strategy and to help other companies to become net-zero by 2040.

Distributed energy resources market to grow by 75% by 2030

The global annual investments in distributed energy resources (DER) will increase by 75% by 2030, according to a new report issued by Frost & Sullivan.
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Enel Green Power Chile kickstarts construction of $177m wind energy plant

Enel Green Power Chile has stared constructing a wind energy plant in the municipality of Renaico in the Chilean region of Araucania.
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Mexico, Central America and Caribbean hit record wind capacity

Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean saw a record 1830 MW of new wind capacity installed in 2019 – a 126% year-on-year increase in additions.
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Corporates’ 2020 progress on energy and sustainability revealed

How corporates are addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by the changing energy landscape whilst prioritising the energy transition.

Over $6 trillion is required per annum to address six global...

The World Economic Forum has released a new whitepaper to help the global investment community to address six specific threats to sustainability.

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