Renewable Energy

Colombia gains position in the green hydrogen industry in Latin America

Hidrógeno verde-posicionamiento de Colombia

Colombia publishes today the hydrogen roadmap, a key step for the strategic positioning of the country in an industry that could revolutionize energy markets in the coming decades. Hydrogen, the most abundant chemical element in the atmosphere, which can be used as an industrial raw material, fuel and energy vector for the storage and transport …

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The figures that set the pace of the region’s energy matrix during COVID-19

Subestación eléctrica. Hitos que marcaron la matriz de generación

The health and economic crisis resulting from COVID-19 generated a drop and transformation in energy demand. The IDB regularly monitors the impact on the electricity system through technical notes, blogs, and a data visualization tool in the Energy HUB. Learn about the milestones that set the pace of the energy matrix in Latin America and …

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Solar cities as an engine of green recovery

Ciudades solares como motor de la recuperación verde

Cities consume more than two-thirds of the world’s energy and are responsible for 70% of greenhouse gas emissions. However, new electricity generation technologies such as distributed solar energy present a unique opportunity for cities to be more sustainable, resilient, and at the same time, support a true green recovery of the economy. This situation is …

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