GDF Suez veteran distrusts Chile’s green taxes

Lodewijk Verdeyen, senior deputy chairman for new Latin American business at GDF Suez, has said in an interview with the Diario Financiero newspaper that the green taxes planned by Chile's government will not reduce polluting emissions.

Cuba and Russia in energy infrastructure upgrade agreement

Cuba is strengthening its ties with Russia with the aim of securing the investment needed to upgrade the Caribbean country's energy infrastructure....

Brazil’s regulator earns $500m from hydropower

Brazil’s Electricity Regulatory Agency (Aneel) has announced that the nation's government and the governments of several states received about $500m during the first half of 2014 in compensation for the use of hydropower resources.

Colombia’s ISA wins second transmission project in Peru

Peru's private investments agency ProInversión has awarded the Colombian group ISA a 30-year license for the Friaspata-Mollepata electric transmission project.

Bolivia expected to export 3 GW by 2025

Bolivian President Evo Morales has announced important progress in energy matters in his country.

Colombia’s Celsia delays the acquisition of 352 MW hydropower project

Colombian energy firm Celsia has said it will delay the deadline to complete the acquisition of the 352 MW Porvenir II hydropower project.

Energia dos Ventos presents 109 MW wind project in Brazil

Brazilian company Energia dos Ventos has presented an environmental impact study for the construction and operation of a wind project in the state of Ceara.

Alto Maipo hydropower project faces opposition

The Alto Maipo hydropower project, which will be developed in Chile and is expected to produce 531 MW, faces opposition from many sectors of the country's society, who believe it will cause environmental damage.

94 MW awarded for photovoltaic projects in El Salvador

A public energy tender recently held in El Salvador has awarded 94 MW of the 100 MW initially proposed. The projects to be developed will be based on solar photovoltaic energy.

Elecnor sells 49 per cent of Celeo Redes to APG

Spanish company Elecnor has sold 49 per cent of its subsidiary Celeo Redes to Dutch APG.

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