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Brazil announces biannual tenders to 2021

Brazil announces biannual tenders to 2021

Brazil has scheduled the first energy auction under president Jair Bolsonaro for 27 June, the first round of biannual tenders to be held through to 2021.

Wind farms to provide peak supply in Colombia

Wind farms to provide peak supply in Colombia

Wind and solar projects have been contracted to provide firm energy to the Colombian grid during peak hours for the first time, the country's energy minister said.

AES Gener bets big in Latin America

AES Gener bets big in Latin America

Chilean utility AES Gener has leapt to become Colombia's largest wind developer after acquiring a portfolio of wind projects with almost 650MW of capacity from developer Jemeiwaa-Kai.

Colombia fails to award renewable energy contracts

Colombia fails to award renewable energy contracts

No power off-take agreements were awarded in Colombia's first clean energy tender because the results would have violated antitrust laws, the energy minister said.

Regional wind tax proposal dismissed by industry

Regional wind tax proposal dismissed by industry

Argentina's renewables sector has vigorously dismissed a proposal by the head of one of the country's most promising regions for wind energy to impose a tax on the industry.

Renewables hit as key Chile power line delayed again

Renewables hit as key Chile power line delayed again

A key power line linking millions of Chileans with renewables projects in the north of the country has been delayed again, causing headaches for the energy industry.

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