Latest Latin America News

  • PF signed for Brazil's FPSO

    Marlim 1 MV33 – made up of companies Modec, Mitsui, Mitsui OSK and Marubeni – have signed a project financing for an FPSO operation project in Brazil’s Marlim oil field

  • Engie's transmission line suspended in Brazil

    A subsidiary of Engie in Brazil has suspended construction on a transmission line because of a judicial decision

  • Solek adds to PMGD pipeline

    Czech solar developer Solek has added a 10.66MW (DC) solar facility to its small-scale solar pipeline in Chile, which will now total 98.9MW (DC)

  • Engie to supply Chilean wastewater treatment co

    Engie Energia Chile has signed a 4-year renewable energy supply agreement with Chilean wastewater treatment firm Tratacal

  • Metro de Bogota signs concession contract

    Colombia’s Empresa Metro de Bogota (EMB) has signed the concession contract for the construction of the city’s first subway line

  • Aegea wins sanitation auction in Brazil

    Aegea Saneamento has won a sanitation PPP contract in an auction held in Brazil on 20 October (2020)

  • Storage firm Highview enters LatAm with JV

    Energy storage firm Highview Power and backup power specialist Energia Latina (Enlasa) have entered into a joint venture agreement to develop large cryogenic energy storage projects in Latin America, starting with Chile

  • IDB invests in rural solar firm

    The Inter-American Development Bank's private sector investment branch, IDB Invest, has made a $5 million equity investment in an off-grid rural solar firm in Latin America

  • EXCLUSIVE Atlas closes Brazil solar financing

    Atlas Renewable Energy has reached financial close on a 187MW (DC) solar project in the Brazilian state of Bahia with debt arranged by 2 lenders

  • Colombia renews push for gas supply projects

    Colombia's government is moving forward with eight infrastructure projects to ensure natural gas supply in the country, after releasing a plan earlier this month

  • BNDES to fund Brazil biogas

    Brazilian national development bank BNDES has agreed to finance the expansion of a biogas plant owned by Geo Eletrica Tamboara in the state of Parana

  • Enel taps advisers for LatAm reorg

    Enel Americas has appointed two investment banks to advise on the process of integrating Enel Green Power's renewable energy businesses in Central and South America, other than in Chile

  • Close for Algonquin's Chilean purchase

    Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp (APUC) has completed the acquisition of Chile's water utility company Empresa de Servicios Sanitarios de Los Lagos (ESSAL) from Aguas Andinas

  • Panamanian transmission tender challenged

    After Panama's Empresa de Transmisión Eléctrica (Etesa) awarded a contract for a transmission project in September, rival bidders have questioned the legitimacy of the process, which is under review

  • Chilean sponsor develops large solar asset

    Chilean firm Ampra Ingenieria has begun the permitting process for a 318.2MW (DC) solar park in the region of Tarapaca