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Reversible hydroelectric plants: A sleeping giant in Latin America

Reversible hydroelectric plants: A sleeping giant in Latin America

The electrical systems in the world are changing. The so-called “alternative” energies have become the most installed source of electricity in the world, above thermal sources, and surpassing the rate of installation of hydroelectric plants, among renewable energies. Solar energy installation levels are defying even the most optimistic projections, and each new tender brings prices …

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Modernizing the hydroelectric sector, a question of gender equality

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Globally, women make up about 22% of the workforce in the traditional energy industry, and 32% of the workforce in the renewable energy sector, according to IRENA data. Studies have consistently shown that greater gender diversity leads to better business results. More women in business leadership leads to better and more efficient decision-making, fewer risks, …

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