EDF builds first solar plant in Mexico

EDF Renewables Mexico has announced the operation of its first solar plant in Mexico.

Cuba launches $15 million grid-connected solar pv project

The $15 million solar pv project is funded by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, the Ministry of Energy and Mines and tRENA.
Lightsource BP

Lightsource BP establishes strong foothold in Brazilian solar

Lightsource BP has announced the acquisition of several solar energy projects in Brazil.
Brazil renewable energy

Brazil to boost renewables to 60GW by 2030

Analytics firm GlobalData predicts that Brazil’s renewable energy capacity will top 60GW by 2030, growing by a compound annual rate of 6% during the period.
South America

International power-cut leaves South America in the dark

A massive power-outtage in South America on Sunday saw approximately 48 million people without electricity.
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Enel closes 660 million euros renewable energy deal

Enel has sold three operational renewable energy plants in Brazil to a Chinese energy firm.

Iberdola launches Brazilian hydro plant to serve 1 million people

Iberdrola, through its Brazilian affiliate Neoenergia, officially opened the Baixo Iguaçu hydroelectric power plant, a 350-MW facility with an investment of more than €500 million.

Utility to access grid data 240 times faster than before

In Mexico, energy company IENOVA has installed a new technology at its solar facility in Pima to ease the integration of renewable energy into the main grid network.
SEPA Puerto Rico

SEPA on the passing of Puerto Rico’s Energy Public Policy Act

Governor Ricardo Rosselló has signed the Puerto Rico Energy Public Policy Act into law. The new legislation lays the groundwork for the island’s transition to 100 percent clean energy by 2050.
floating solar

Chile tests floating solar power island

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A floating island of solar panels is being tested in Chile as a way to generate clean energy...

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