Floating wind power: Brazil as an active player in the race for clean energy

Wind power is one of the most studied topics in the renewable energy sector. In recent decades, the approach has particularly focused on different aspects of the modelling and analysis of onshore wind turbines....

“Samba” auctions, a model for Latin America

Brazil started its power sector reform in 1996. It created the basic conditions for private participation to take place in the electricity market. It established an independent system operator, to ensure open access and...

Breaking down the barriers to e-mobility in Mexico

As in other countries, sustainable mobility is starting to gain momentum in Mexico, first appearing on government agendas at the start of the last decade. Milestones of this story include the creation of mobility...

ALAMOS commits to sustainable mobility in Latin America for the next decade

ALAMOS, the Latin American Sustainable Mobility Association, was created over a year ago with the aim of promoting sustainable mobility programmes across Latin America, bringing together the good practices that are being developed in...

Latin America wakes up to the development and opportunities of e-mobility

The Latin American and Caribbean region is starting to feel the pace of electric mobility and although at a quantitative level, is experiencing the same as the Spanish market, in other words, continued growth,...

Mexico takes a bold step towards e-mobility

In line with the Mexican strategy in the interest of sustainable mobility , Mexico continues to make progress in e-mobility. In 2018, the country advanced in two areas: first in drawing up a Technological...

Tracking architecture and reliability with a focus on Latin America

The use of solar trackers in utility-scale PV projects is growing rapidly around the world. According to the GTM Research report “Global Solar PV Tracker Market Shares and Shipments 2018”, tracker shipments grew by...

Urban mobility trends in Latin America

Urban mobility is a cross-disciplinary challenge for Latin American cities. Congestion, with its consequent losses of productivity and quality of life, is usual in large Latin American cities. São Paulo, Bogotá, Mexico City, Medellín...

Three strategic areas for efficient and sustainable mobility in Latin America

Over 150 million people in Latin America live in areas that exceed the air pollution limits permitted by the World Health Organisation (WHO). This body has classified the following Latin American conurbations as having...

The Brazilian PV market, fresh prospects with PDE 2026

The Brazilian energy agency, EPE and the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) have published the long-awaited 10-year Energy Expansion Plan, known as the PDE 2026 (Plano Decenal de Energia), with a provision of...