$250 million for Paraguay’s electricity sector modernisation

Paraguay state utility ANDE has secured a US$250 million loan to modernise and strengthen the country's electricity sector.

Costa Rica regulates a promotional rate for electric bus charging

The introduction of electric buses in Costa Rica is to be encouraged with a promotional charging rate set by the Regulatory Authority for Public Services (ARESEP).

Brazil’s Neoenergia to pilot microgrids in rural electrification

Brazilian energy distributor Neoenergia is to pilot its first microgrid in a remote area not yet served with electricity.

Renewables selected to power Europe’s French Guiana Spaceport

Solar PV and biomass are to be deployed to reduce energy costs and ‘green’ Europe’s Spaceport at Kourou in French Guiana.
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Solar PV development gets $50 million boost in Brazil

IFC and Santander Bank are partnering to boost the commercialisation of solar PV panels and support for small businesses.

Paraguay’s ANDE invests in distribution transformers upgrade

ANDE has acquired 7,200 new distribution transformers to increase the power availability of Paraguay’s electricity system.

Electricity storage can play crucial role in carbon reduction in Mexico,...

Large scale electricity storage can accelerate Mexico’s green transition, a study from the Danish Energy Agency and Mexico’s INECC finds.

Digital bill payments coming for utility customers in Brazil

Brazilian distributor Neoenergia expects to be the first in the country to enable digital bill payments for energy customers.

Brazil’s Cemig pilots energy storage in combination with distributed generation

Brazilian energy company Cemig is undertaking R&D on the implementation of energy storage in the country’s distribution networks.

EDP supports EV rental market in Brazil

EDP Brasil has partnered with fleet outsourcing and car rental leader Unidas to advance towards a 100% electric vehicle rental fleet.

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