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Impact of regulation on the quality of electricity service in Latin America and the Caribbean

Impact of regulation on the quality of electricity service in Latin America and the Caribbean

The quality of electricity service is essential for human well-being and development. In addition, every day, a quality service becomes more important to guarantee the economic competitiveness of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), in the midst of the advancement of the new industry 4.0 that appears with digitalization. According to the …

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Are we reducing energy emissions in Latin America and the Caribbean?

Emisiones de energía

Climate change is one of the great challenges of the 21st century and one of the priorities of the IDB’s 2025 vision. The Paris Agreement encourages all the signatory countries to have a common cause to undertake commitments (nationally determined contributions, NDC for its acronym in English) that mainly allow stabilizing and reducing greenhouse gas …

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Are we reducing energy emissions in Latin America and the Caribbean?

Emisiones de energía

Climate change is one of the great challenges of the 21st century and one of the priorities of the IDB’s 2025 vision. The Paris Agreement encourages all the signatory countries to have a common cause to undertake commitments (nationally determined contributions, NDC for its acronym in English) that mainly allow stabilizing and reducing greenhouse gas …

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The Caribbean accelerates the deployment of electric vehicles

Electrifying the Caribbean

May brought a lot of news for the electric vehicle sector in Jamaica. In that month, the electric utility launched its first public electric vehicle charging facility, and a new market entrant commissioned four additional public charging facilities. Meanwhile, Barbados has become the main user of electric vehicles per capita in the Caribbean, with more …

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Five things you should know about the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean

Chile_cosas que debes saber sobre energia

18 million people do not have access to electricity in Latin America and the Caribbean. In the year 2030, there should not be a single citizen of Latin America and the Caribbean without electricity. This figure is equivalent to the population of Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Honduras, or close to the total population of Ecuador. …

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