Energisa’s distribution businesses to upgrade across Brazil

Brazil’s National Bank for Economic and Social Development is supporting the investment plans of nine of Energisa Group’s energy distributors.

Smart metering in Colombia – costs vs benefits

A national smart meter rollout in Colombia is likely to start providing positive net benefits only from the seventh year into implementation.

Bolivia’s largest solar plant comes on line

The 100MW Oruro solar plant in the Bolivian Andes is ready to enter commercial operation with the inauguration of the second phase.

Engie Chile to pilot monetising the cost of decarbonisation

IDB Invest is providing $125 million through an innovative financial structure towards the decarbonisation of Chile’s energy matrix.

Neoenergia looks to MPLS for smart grid expansion in Brazil

Brazilian electricity company Neoenergia is modernising its communication networks with MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching).

Enel launches 300,000 smart meter rollout in São Paulo

Enel Distribuição São Paulo is piloting the manufacture and installation of 300,000 smart meters in the São Paulo metropolitan region.

Enel-Codensa inaugurates first 100% digital electrical substation in Colombia

The Portugal substation in the Engativá locality in the west of the capital Bogotá marks a milestone in the modernisation of Colombia’s electricity sector.

Jamaica Public Service reports benefits from smart grid technology

Jamaica Public Service reports improvements in power reliability as well as streetlighting energy efficiency.

Industry Leader: Catherine Von Burg

She is committed to the transformation of the power grid and creating universal access to renewable energy by leveraging distributed energy storage.
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Deploying microgrids for humanitarian needs

Just south of the US-Mexican border in Texas lies the city of Matamoros, Mexico. Home to over 500,000 Mexican citizens, Matamoros additionally...

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