While other Latin American countries storm on ahead in pursuit of greener energy, Argentina has barely got itself up and running, with chronic underinvestment in renewables. Until now, that is.
Mexico has a huge role to play in regional and global efforts to tackle carbon emissions and, after a major shake-up of its energy sector in recent years, seems to be realising both its responsibility and its potential.
Plans to build a large hydroelectricity complex in the middle of the Atacama Desert have caught the attention of many, but Chile is one of the best-placed countries in the world for highly innovative energy projects of this kind.
Brazil achieves new record for electricity generated by wind power, as the country looks to a mix of renewables in order to make its energy mix cleaner and more reliable.
Central America has much to gain from a renewables revolution, not least because of its exposure to the damaging effects of climate change, and is finally starting to take advantage.
Uruguay and Argentina are playing their part in the latest ‘green’ sporting revolution: the Formula E series, which aims to… Read more Formula E: Motorsport’s green revolution comes to South America
Better late than never as Brazil finally looks to develop solar power on a larger scale, with near-perfect conditions and a… Read more Brazil belatedly joins the Solar race
As a tiny village community in northern Chile becomes the first district in the country to be self-sufficient in energy,… Read more Finally, solar power is taking off in Chile
Many Latin American countries are rightly lauded for their role in pushing for global action against climate change, but should… Read more Are Latin America’s oil-producing countries shirking their responsibilities on climate change?
Climate change and higher oil prices are forcing Central American countries to turn to renewable sources to meet growing energy… Read more Forced to act by climate change and higher oil prices, Central America turns to renewables