Latest Latin America News

  • PPAs trickle in for Acciona in Chile

    Acciona Energia has clinched 2 supply contracts for renewable power in Chile and renewed a third with water utility Aguas Nuevas

  • Colbun Transmision buyers pull in acquisition debt

    Dutch fund APG and Celeo Redes have arranged acquisition financing for their purchase of Colbun Transmision, the transmission subsidiary of Chilean independent power producer Colbun

  • New CFO steps up at AES Corp

    A new CFO has been named at AES Corp, replacing Gustavo Pimenta, who is preparing to part ways with the firm as he moves over to a mining company in Brazil

  • Rumo plans new debenture issuance

    Brazilian rail operator Rumo Logística – a subsidiary of Cosan – is planning a R$1.25 billion debenture issuance to fund investments in the Malha Paulista rail concession

  • Medellín light rail project to seek international financing

    The municipal government of Medellín will seek national and international financing for the ‘Metro de la 80’ light rail project, with a view to bringing the project to FC in late 2021 or early 2022

  • PetroCity pitches 1,100km rail project

    Brazilian port operator PetroCity has submitted a proposal for a new privately-funded railway to link the federal district of Brasília with the ports of Espírito Santo

  • Colbun to break ground on 780MW Chilean wind farm

    Independent power producer Colbun has approved the construction of a 778MW wind project in the country's Antofagasta region

  • Shell to invest R$3 billion in Brazilian power assets

    The Brazilian subsidiary of oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell plans to invest nearly $570 million in power generation assets in the country

  • Cox Energy plots Chilean solar

    Spanish developer Cox Energy has begun the permitting process for a 9MW solar park in Chile's O’Higgins region

  • Former CEO of AES Mexico lands new job

    The former president and CEO of AES Mexico has landed a new job with EnfraGen’s subsidiary in Chile

  • Brazil's Energisa secures transmission financing

    A subsidiary of Brazilian power holding company Grupo Energisa has secured construction financing for three transmission lines in the country's Tocantins and Bahia states

  • Mexican highway operator signs green revolver

    Mexican toll road operator Red de Carreteras de Occidente – a subsidiary of Abertis – has signed a Ps 2 billion green loan

  • All change at Petroperú

    The Peruvian government has replaced the board of directors at state oil company Petroperú, including the appointment of a new president

  • Brazil opens new port terminal tenders

    The Brazilian water transport agency has issued the invitation to bid for 3 port terminals ahead of an auction on 5 November

  • Brazil preps capacity auction

    The Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy has outlined the terms of a capacity auction to be held for both renewable and thermal power projects in the country