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Latin America 2023 EV Sales Report, Part 1: The Laggards (Argentina, Perú, Ecuador, Chile, Dominican…

We’re back with our report on EV sales in Latin America! There are some novelties, but, contrary to my expectations, the distance between the laggards and the leaders is actually increasing: this means that the first part of the report will be full of bad (or, at best, “meh”) news, … [continued]

Drone image from Colbun energy storage site in Chile. Image courtesy of Wärtsilä.

Argentina & Chile: A Tale of Two Countries

Mimicking renewable policies is the highest form of flattery While not traditionally held up as a pinnacle of renewable energy development, Chile has quietly become a leader in South America for developing environmental policy and attracting renewable investment. With the amount of solar and wind energy eclipsing coal for the … [continued]

At COP28, Net Zero World Showcases Progress in Transforming Emerging Energy Economies

Announces new partnerships on energy decarbonization modeling, investment mobilization, and battery energy storage systems and launches next cohort of Climate Smart Women Energy Leaders DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES — During the 28th Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, the United States and Net Zero … [continued]

Updating The Argentine Power Grid

Argentina’s clean energy potential is obvious, but the infrastructure roadblocks are delaying renewable growth. Despite having vast tracts of usable land for PV and wind farms, only 7% of Argentina’s power generation comes from wind, and only 1% from solar. A report by the New Climate Institute found that one … [continued]

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The PERMER Project 

While many of the most exciting clean energy stories feature new technology, massive solar and wind farms, or major legislation, work like the Renewable Energies in Rural Markets Project (PERMER) provides clean energy transitions in communities that may not otherwise see the benefits. This project also seeks to promote economic … [continued]

Paneles solares instalados en Cauchari III, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.

Cauchari Solar Initiative Giving Argentina a Boost into Clean Energy Future

The largest solar project in South America is situated at over 13,000 feet above sea level in the far north of Argentina. In 2019, this project was inaugurated with over 1,000,000 solar panels generating power for 160,000 homes. At its onset, the project consisted of three individual PV fields, the … [continued]