Chile launches a taxi electric vehicle exchange programme

Chile’s energy ministry is spearheading a programme to encourage taxi owners to switch to electric vehicles (EVs).

Brazil’s Neoenergia implements advanced data management tool

Brazilian energy company Neoenergia has implemented Nutanix’s hyperconvergence data management tool at its four regional energy distributors.
battery energy storage

Battery energy storage gets a boost in Central America

A market potential study is to be undertaken on battery energy storage systems in Central America.
cybercrime

Brazil continues to be a hotspot for cybercrime – Accenture

According to a study conducted by Accenture, Brazil continues to be a hotspot for cybercrime and an estimated $100 billion in lost revenue is expected to be recorded by companies by 2023.

Chile’s clean tech research centre enters next development phase

The development of Chile’s new Institute of Clean Technologies has been awarded to the US university consortium Associated Universities Inc.
decarbonisation

IFC loan to advance clean mobility adoption in Brazil

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has partnered with Brazilian financial institution Banco Alfa de Investimento S.A to promote clean mobility.

Another 406 electric buses coming to Colombia

Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD has reported a second major order of 406 electric buses for delivery in the capital Bogota.
utility

National smart meter rollout planned in Colombia

Colombia’s energy regulator Creg has drafted proposals for a rollout of smart metering across the national electricity system.

470 electric buses in delivery in Colombia

China’s electric vehicle manufacturer BYD is delivering Colombia’s largest electric bus fleet to run in and around the capital, Bogota.

Solar supported on St Vincent and the Grenadines

The Caribbean Development Bank is supporting the implementation of a solar energy project on St Vincent and the Grenadines.

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