Renewable Energy

The future of green hydrogen: a tremendous opportunity for Latin America and the Caribbean

The future of green hydrogen: a tremendous opportunity for Latin America and the Caribbean

Can green hydrogen and its derivatives ammonia and green methanol decarbonize regional industries and transportation, in addition to becoming a non-traditional export product for Latin America and the Caribbean? How financeable are Memoranda of Understanding (MOU)? ) that have come to light in the last 12 months? Can hydrogen help reactivate the economies of Latin …

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Latin America and critical minerals for the energy transition

Latin America and critical minerals for the energy transition

During the last decade, mining has gained relevance in the international energy debate and climate change, given that minerals such as lithium, copper, zinc and rare earths, among others, play a central role in the energy transition as key inputs for electrification , electric mobility or digitization. To make wind turbines you need iron, aluminium, …

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Blockchain technology brings us closer to a world of 100% renewable energy

Blockchain technology brings us closer to a world of 100% renewable energy

The concepts of zero carbon energy or 24/7 renewable energy supply contracts have recently gained relevance. On the one hand, due to the pressure to decarbonize our economies and mitigate the effects of climate change. On the other, due to the demand that consumers have to verify the origin and delivery of products and services …

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What is the participation of the private sector in the electric power sector in Latin America and the Caribbean?

Paneles solares-un plan para alcanzar 70% de energía renovable

The IDB has estimated that, in less than 10 years (by 2030), Latin America and the Caribbean will need more than 577 billion dollars to close the electricity gap. Of that total, the region will need $397 billion to build new generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure, and more than $180 billion to replace and maintain …

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Mining resources, technology, environment and inclusion

Mining resources, technology, environment and inclusion

A low carbon future requires a substantial increase in the production of minerals and metals. To ensure compliance with sustainable development objectives in Latin America and the Caribbean, this increased production must be the engine of a productive transformation that generates quality employment, greater technological capabilities and the implementation of better and more effective practices …

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Blockchain technology brings us closer to a world of 100% renewable energy

Blockchain technology brings us closer to a world of 100% renewable energy

The concepts of zero carbon energy or 24/7 renewable energy supply contracts have recently gained relevance, not only due to the pressure to decarbonize our economies and mitigate the effects of climate change, but also due to the pressure of the consumers themselves who demand that the products and services they receive have an environmental …

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What happens to the marginal costs of electricity in the region?

What happens to the marginal costs of electricity in the region?

The marginal cost of electricity is a key indicator of the electricity market and a signal of its adjustment between supply and demand in the short term.. It reflects the cost of supplying an additional kilowatt hour (kWh) to the electrical system that results from the dispatch rule that each system follows. Electricity has high …

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Chile: regional leader in advancing a clean, sustainable and fair energy transition, with social commitment

The United Kingdom and the IDB support the entry of renewable energy in Colombia

The energy transition plays a fundamental role in achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. In order to achieve this commitment, Chile has committed to developing a safe, quality, reliable, efficient and environmentally compatible energy sector. Its commitments are aimed at improving its regulatory framework and energy policy, increasing the incorporation of renewable energies in the generation …

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