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.
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
Carrasco International Airport in Montevideo has signalled its intention to become the first fully sustainable airport in the world, by… Read more Uruguay: Montevideo’s Carrasco Airport to become first sustainable airport in the world
Uruguay has significantly increased its production of electricity from clean renewable sources, resulting in cheaper energy bills for families and… Read more Uruguayans reap rewards of national renewables push
First high-level summit on energy in Latin America focuses on dangers of energy poverty and need for greater infrastructure spending… Read more Forum puts spotlight on energy poverty and integration in Latin America
Cuban environmentalists hope to promote renewable energy on the island, in bid to reduce Cuba’s dependency on fossil fuels such… Read more Cuban environmentalists look to the skies, not Venezuelan oil, for future energy sources