Latin America

Analysing The Landscape For Energy Transition In LatAm Region

AMI (Americas Market Intelligence) Energy Practice has recently published a report shedding light on the untapped opportunities, challenges, investment potential in energy transition in the Latin America region. The findings of the report are as under. Lucrative Market For Operators & Investors In Suriname David Abiamofo, Minister of Natural Resources of the Republic of Suriname, […]

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Latin America Preaches RE, Yet Practises Fossil Fuels

Perpetually in two minds, although the Latin American Governments have appeared to be committing to renewable targets, yet their actions are just the opposite. According to the  International Energy Agency (IEA) that it will need US$1 trillion per year between now and 2050 to finance energy transition in Latin America, compared to the $150 billion […]

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China, Europe Will Lead World To Record-breaking RE Capacity In 2022

The International Energy Agency (IEA) said today (May 11) that China and Europe would lead the world to set a new record in renewable energy capacity in 2022 after which the momentum could drop in the following year. The findings come from IEA’s Renewable Energy Market Update for May, 2022. A press release issued by […]

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Chile to Hold 5.25GWh RE Auctions Over Next 15 Years

The Chilean Energy Regulator (CNE) has launched an auction to provide 5.25GWh of electricity to the national grid. This will take placevover a period of 15 years and the addition of electricity will begin from 2027. The new information has been shared by the Regulator on its website. According to the latest note, the consultation […]

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Integrating Storage Key to Solar’s Long-term Success, says Sterling and Wilson Renewable Energy Ltd CEO

In this conversation with Prasanna Singh, Group Editor at Saur Energy, Mr. Chandra Kishore Thakur, CEO, Sterling and Wilson Renewable Energy Limited, reflects on the firm’s current and future plans. Throwing light on solar’s growth potential in India, Mr. Thakur cites inflation, supply chain constraints and GST taxation structure, among others, as key challenges. Q. What […]

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BlackRock raises $250 M for Climate Projects in Asia, Latin America, Africa

New York-based investment management company BlackRock has secured over $250 million from global investors and governments for the Climate Finance Partnership (CFP), which was introduced at the One Planet Summit in September 2018 under the leadership of French President Emmanuel Macron. CFP is a flagship blended finance vehicle that is designed to invest in climate solutions and […]

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Sungrow Supplies Latin America’s Largest Under Construction PV Plant

After an agreement and the recent emission of NTP (“Notice To Proceed” or “Service Order”) with Focus Energia, an integrated energy business platform, Sungrow will supply inverters and MV stations for the implementation of the first phase of the Futura Project, an 852 MWp solar park that will soon be one of the largest in […]

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Siemens Gamesa Strikes 465 MW Deal in Brazil for its 5.X Turbine Platform

Siemens Gamesa has signed a record order for its sector-leading Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform in a 465 MW deal with a leader in alternative asset management in Latin America, Patria Investments, to supply the São Vitor wind farm in the northeast of the country. The wind farm will be equipped with 75 Siemens Gamesa 5.8-170 […]

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Public Tenders Added 80% of Current Renewable Capacity in Latin America, Caribbean

A new report has found that over 80% of current renewable energy capacity in Latin America and the Caribbean has been driven by public tenders and auctions. On the occasion of Mexico WindPower 2020, the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) have published a joint report Competitive Processes for […]

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