Latest Latin America News

  • Engie plots large Chilean wind farm

    Engie has begun the permitting process for a 353.4MW wind farm in the Chilean region of Antofagasta

  • Macquarie hires LatAm exec from Sempra

    Macquarie Capital has hired a project finance and development official who previously oversaw Latin American energy investments at Sempra Energy in New York

  • German firm signs first Chile green hydrogen supply deal

    Germany's Mabanaft has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a subsidiary of Andes Mining and Energy to buy green hydrogen-generated e-fuels

  • Acquisitive streak for NFE in Brazil

    New Fortress Energy (NFE) is increasing its presence in the Brazilian LNG, natural gas and power market with a raft of acquisition agreements in the country

  • Transelec seeks permit for Chilean transmission project

    Chile’s Transelec is seeking regulatory approval for a transmission project in the Antofagasta region that it was awarded in a tender in 2019

  • Statkraft selects Nordex for Brazil wind farm

    Norway's Statkraft has placed an order with Nordex for a 518.7MW wind project in Brazil, the sponsor's largest wind project in South America

  • Polaris extends talks over Panama hydro purchase

    Canada's Polaris Infrastructure has won an extension of the exclusivity period in its negotiations to acquire a 10MW hydro project in Panama from Navitas Holdings

  • Enel adds solar asset to Chilean pipeline

    Enel Green Power's Chilean subsidiary has begun the permitting process for a 200MW (DC) solar asset in the country, bringing its under-development portfolio up to 798MW

  • Brazil fills in details of power auction plan

    Brazil’s Ministry of Mines and Energy has announced further details on the country’s next two power auctions, which will be held this year

  • Acciona supplies Chilean packaging firm

    Spain’s Acciona signed an energy supply agreement with packaging company Winpack Group for its Chilean operations last year

  • Grenergy secures PMGD financing in Chile

    Spain’s Grenergy Renovables has reached financial close on a debt package to fund a 130MW solar portfolio in Chile

  • MPC Capital launches renewables platform

    German asset manager MPC Capital has launched a renewable energy platform called MPC Energy Solutions, with capital it recently raised through an equity placement

  • Brazil to launch Campinas public lighting PPP

    Brazil’s procurement agency PPI will issue an RFP for a public lighting project in the city of Campinas located in the state of São Paulo

  • Cemig to sell Light's shares in Brazil

    Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais (Cemig) has announced its intention to sell all the shares it holds in the Brazilian power generator and distributor Light

  • Brazil's Cescon Barrieu promotes 6 to partner

    Brazil’s law firm Cescon Barrieu has appointed 6 partners located in its São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte offices