ABB South America

ABB signs $100 million South American T&D resilience contract

ABB Power Grids has signed a five-year framework contract estimated to be worth around $100 million with South America’s largest utility company, Interconexion Electrica S.A. E.S.P. (ISA).
latin america

Coronavirus crisis could promote smart grids in Latin America

CONICET's Patricio G. Donato discusses how hte current Coronavirus crisis can result in the development and implementation of smart grids in Latin America.
Brazil solar

Partners announce Brazil’s “largest solar energy purchase”

Latin American renewable energy company Atlas Renewable Energy, and British mining company Anglo American, have announced the signing of the largest solar energy purchase and sale contract in Brazil with an investment of R$881 Million ($181 million).
Caribbean Renewables

Investment group plans $90 million boost for Caribbean renewables

Investment company MPC Capital announced a “Commitment to Action” to expedite the deployment of renewable energy in the Caribbean by making it easier for US impact investors to access the Caribbean market.
peru

Life without reliable energy for 2 billion people

A new report reveals the negative impacts of energy poverty on health, economic and social wellbeing of 2 billion people in India, Indonesia, Peru and Kenya
Nepal clean energy

EDP Brazil secures R$1 billion in funding to power 800,000 households

EDP Renewables has received R$1 billion in funding from the Brazilian Development Bank to build six wind energy farms in Rio Grande do Norte.
power transmission

ENGIE wins €750 million energy transport deal in Brazil

ENGIE has won a €750 million contract to construct energy infrastructure in Brazil.
solar projects

South America’s largest solar PV set live ahead of deadline

Enel Green Power Brazil has announced the operations of the 475MW section of the Sao Goncalo solar pv plant in the Brazilian state of Piaui.
Vale

Mining industry leader believes meters can help manage emissions

Vale, the Brazilian mining and logistics company is betting on a smart energy management system to help the company manage production losses, identify potential points of failure and increase efficiencies.
copasa

EIB funds first water and sanitation project in Brazil

COPASA has secured a €145 million loan from the European Investment Bank to improve water infrastructure in the state of Minas Gerais.

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