renewable energy

Latin America: The new leader in renewable energy

According to GTM Research, by 2018, Mexico and Brazil will generate 2 Gigawatts and 3.4 Gigawatts of solar PV, respectively.

Mexico renewable energy

Chile, Mexico, and Argentina leading the way in renewable energy

These three Latin-American nations are paving the way for a better world

Argentina Atucha Nuclear Power Plant

China drives nuclear expansion in Argentina, but with strings attached

Two new nuclear power plants, to cost 14 billion dollars, will give a new impetus to Argentina’s relation with atomic energy, which began over 60 years ago.

hydroelectric plants

Are hydroelectric plants the best solution?

The increase of hydropower plants in the Amazon could harm the world’s biggest rainforest

Global coal consumption falls in 2016

The recent BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2017 had a surprising statement to make

Chile renewables

Chile: An example when it comes to renewables

The South American country is considering becoming dependent only on renewable energy.

Latin America wind power market

Shift seen for Latin America wind power market

Latin America’s wind power market is changing with new players emerging, according to recent analysis.

China to construct two nuclear powered plants in Argentina

Argentina and China will sign this month a contract in Beijing for the construction of two new nuclear powered plants, with an investment of US$ 12.5 billion

Colombia’s biggest solar farm

Celsia Solar announces the opening of a solar farm on September in Yumbo, Valle del Cauca.

South Korea, Cuba to boost cooperation in renewable energy

The South Korea-Cuba program began in 2015 as a result of the thawing of ties between the United States and Cuba in July the same year.

Costa Rica's renewables conceal dependence on oil

Costa Rica produced 98% of its electricity last year without fossil fuels but the sustainable success story unravels with the rising demand for gasoline and cars

Latin America is set to become a leader in alternative energy

The power of the Andean sun. Chile has the largest solar-energy plant in Latin America and among the dozen biggest in the world.

Chile connects Latam's largest solar plant to the national grid

Spanish clean energy company Acciona Energía has connected the 246MW El Romero solar plant in Atacama desert, Chile to the county’s Interconnected Central System

What can Latin America learn from Germany's energy transition?

German 20 year energy transition can help Latin America move to a low carbon economy. 

Chernobyl could become a massive solar plant

30 years after the nuclear plant disaster the radioactive land could become a solar plant with 1,400MW capacity. 

Mexico, Canada and the US to generate 50% of their electricity from clean energy

The joint climate plan was announced at the North American Leaders Summit in Ottawa. 

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