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Latin American Solar Developer Atlas Renewable Energy Targets Brazil

January 29th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

Atlas Renewable Energy has recently added Brazil to its portfolio of Latin American investment countries, with the start-up of the 67.1 megawatt São Pedro solar plant in Bom Jesus da Lapa, state of Bahia. Already holding a 1.2 gigawatt solar portfolio in Latin America, the second-largest in the region, the Miami-based group has built solar plants in Chile, Mexico, and Uruguay since it was formed in


The Chilean Way: The Road Taken Towards Electric Public Transport

December 23rd, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

Santiago, Chile, has a new fleet of BYD busses running, created in partnership with BYD and Enel X. This helps to reduce the city's dense air pollution and help the country reach its goal of 100% renewables by 2040 as part of its National Strategy for Electric Mobility


BYD Electrifies Chile With 100 Bus Fleet For Santiago

December 14th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Chile is leading the charge towards sustainable transportation in South America, having taken delivery of what is now the largest pure electric bus fleet in South America. The delivery of the 100 fully electric BYD K9FE buses was marked by a ceremony in the capital city of Santiago, Chile, on December 13th that was attended by the President of Chile, Mr Sebastián Piñera, the Minister of Transportation in Chile, Gloria Hutt, and other key leaders from the country


Latin America Moves Forward On First CSP + PV Solar Plant

July 31st, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Latin America's first combined concentrated solar power (CSP) and solar PV project is moving forward following the May closing of $758 million in financing by Cerro Dominador, a Chilean company owned by investment funds managed by EIG Global Energy Partners. 


Wind, Solar, & Batteries Continue To Squeeze Out Fossil Fuels, Finds BNEF

March 29th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows that continued cost reductions for renewable energy sources like wind and solar and new technologies like batteries are continuing to squeeze out the traditional role that has been played by fossil fuel energy sources. 



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