World Bank's IFC and the UK government's BEIS partner to bring their climate-friendly cooling solutions to Latin America.
Data & Analytics
GE is providing the Corporación Dominicana de Empresas Eléctricas Estatales with a combined software and services package at the coal-fired Central Termoeléctrica Punta Catalina power plant.
Enel has partnered with a consortium of technology companies to deploy one of the world’s largest network virtualisation projects.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has received a new 60MW order to extend the Cabo Leones 1 wind project in Chile, operated by EDF and Ibereólica Renovables.
IRENA and OLADE have expanded their partnership to ensure the adoption and use of renewable energy accelerates for economic recovery against COVID-19.
Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean saw a record 1,830 megawatts (MW) of new wind power capacity installed across the region in 2019 – a 126% year-on-year increase in additions, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie.
Central & Latin America
Itron has partnered with Accell to expand its footprint in the Latin America smart grid market. Acell is now Itron’s regional partner and lead distributor.
Countries in South America will invest $18.1 billion in smart grid infrastructure over the next decade, according to Northeast Group.
Finance & Investment
The World Bank has approved a $38 million loan to help Brazil to modernise and strengthen its energy sector through the META programme
Increasing import costs, fall in energy usage and indefinitely postponed auctions are likely to impact the momentum of the Brazillian solar PV sector.