The Panama Canal Authority is considering getting the energy supply for the waterway's installations from solar and wind farms.
The Brazilian Wind Energy Association (ABEeÃƒÂ³lica) has announced that investment in wind projects in the country will reach $14,782m between 2015 and 2018.
The government of Peru is planning important energy-sector investment initiatives aimed at addressing the nation's growing electricity demand.
Chinese solar photovoltaic technology provider Trina Solar will take part in a large-scale power plant in Chile, which will reach 70 MW.
The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) will invest $12m for the construction and operation of two hydropower plants in Colombia.