Five potential hydrogen game-changers

A 64% decline in production costs of green hydrogen anticipated

The costs to produce low carbon hydrogen will fall by 64% by 2040, according to a new study released by research firm Wood Mackenzie.

Panama energy subsidy to reach 400 MW

Panama has announced that in the second half of the year there was no increase recorded in the electricity tariff due to the drop in fuel prices.  

Solar and wind to power the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal Authority is considering getting the energy supply for the waterway's installations from solar and wind farms.

Brazil to invest over $14.7 bn in wind projects

The Brazilian Wind Energy Association (ABEeólica) has announced that investment in wind projects in the country will reach $14,782m between 2015 and 2018.

Peru to increase energy investment to cope with demand

The government of Peru is planning important energy-sector investment initiatives aimed at addressing the nation's growing electricity demand.  

Chilean solar project to use Trina Solar modules

Chinese solar photovoltaic technology provider Trina Solar will take part in a large-scale power plant in Chile, which will reach 70 MW.

Inter-American Investment Corporation to finance two hydro plants

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) will invest $12m for the construction and operation of two hydropower plants in Colombia.

Mexico’s power industry law brings new terms for renewables

Mexico's Power Industry Law is to play a key role in the federal government's energy reform.

40 MW biomass plant begins operation in Brazil

Brazil's National Electricity Regulatory Agency (Aneel), the country's energy market watchdog, has allowed operator Usina Santo Angelo to start commercial operation of a 40 MW biomass-fired power plant.

Bolivia to invest almost $2.9bn in power production

Bolivia's minister of Hydrocarbons and Energy, Juan José Sosa, has said that his country will invest $2885m in a bid to produce 2010 MW for home power supply by 2020.  

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