Puerto Rico

Technology providers bring light to Puerto Rico school

A host of power sector technology providers have collaborated to bring light to the  SU Manuel Ortiz school in Puerto Rico. Eleven months since Hurricane...
PREPA

PREPA reaches deal with bond holders

The embattled Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) may have a way out of its current challenges.  After discussions, a deal has been reached...
Mexico

Spanish utility executes expansion plan into Mexico

Iberdrola, Spain's largest utility,  will begin producing more electricity in Mexico than in its home region in 2018. This follows an aggressive expansion plan...
Puerto Rico

White Paper outlines design for mini-grids to energise Puerto Rico

Siemens has released its white paper, “Resilient by Design: Enhanced Reliability and Resiliency for Puerto Rico’s Electric Grid,” which outlines a new energy infrastructure...
smart grid infrastructure

Smart metering and street lighting dominate $8.4 billion smart grid market...

A new study issued by Northeast Group predicts Mexico to invest $6.3 billion in smart grid infrastructure and a further $2.1 billion in LED...
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico utility elects new CEO in line with austerity plans

Puerto Rico’s power utility has elected Jose Ortiz, a former chief executive of the water and sewer utility as CEO.
Puerto Rico

Leadership storm hits Puerto Rico utility as new CEO resigns

The 'day-old' chief executive of the Puerto Rico Utility, Rafael Diaz-Granados, has resigned. Five of the seven board members will also be leaving with...
Neoenergia Group

Brazil pilots distributed storage to expand clean generation on archipelago

Brazilian energy distribution company, Neoenergia Group, has selected smart energy storage firm NEC Energy Solutions for the supply of a distributed storage solution in...
Argentina

Argentina is moving forward in the use of renewable energies and...

As more renewable energy is fed into the Argentinian grid, the impetus to implement smart grid technology is increasing. Yet, coordination on a national...
climate change

Mobile technology key to tackling climate change

Report: Mobile will be one of the key technologies to tackle climate change and help develop smart solutions to ensure responsible economic growth across Latin America

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