Chile’s AES Gener has begun construction of the Andes Solar II-B solar+storage project as well as the Capo Lindo wind farm.
Paraguay state utility has implemented remote residential electricity meter reading in the capital Asunción and the Central department.
A parametric insurance product for recovery from natural disasters such as hurricanes has been developed for Caribbean utilities.
Electric vehicle charge points are now available spanning from Ushuaia in southern Argentina to Mexico’s Baja California peninsula.
South American countries have the potential to near double their current renewable generation expansion plans, Enel research reveals.
Policy & Regulation
Siemens Gamesa has launched a reforestation program which will help restore woodland areas across the countries where the company operates.
Non-profit Greenmap and the Latin American Energy Organisation OLADE are partnering to support LAC governments to develop renewable energy programmes.
Energy & Grid Management
Electricity supply equipment is being undergrounded in US Virgin Islands to improve the resiliency of the system to hurricanes and other events.