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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Senior Renewable Energy Analyst (WindGEMINI Product Lead) DNV GL Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol