Highview Power and Energía Latina SA (Enlasa) are to develop giga-scale cryogenic energy storage projects in Chile and elsewhere in Latin America.
Brazilian biofuel company Raizen’s Bonfim biogas plant, the first commercial-scale facility of its type, is in operation.
Brazilian energy distributor Neoenergia has developed the Multilink data concentrator for deployment in the smart grid.
The first electric vehicle for use in Chile’s mines has been debuted by state owned copper miner Codelco and Engie.
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.