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  1. Nicaragua to sign the Paris Agreement
    Nicaragua to sign the Paris Agreement 21 Sep 2017

    During a meeting with a delegation of Senior Executives of the World Bank, the Government of Nicaragua announced that it will sign the Paris Agreement in an act of solidarity to the countries that are most valuable to climate change.

    South America,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Paraguay to pass renewable energy law this year
    Paraguay to pass renewable energy law this year 28 Jun 2017

    Paraguay is preparing to issue its first legislation to support the development of renewable energy sources, including solar and wind power, by the end of 2017

    South America,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  3. Chile’s largest metro network to be powered by solar and wind
    Chile’s largest metro network to be powered by solar and wind 21 Jun 2017

    Santiago’s metro system – which transports approximately 2.4 million passengers each day – will become one of the first subways in the world to source most of its power needs from renewable energy

    South America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  4. Chile to consider 100% renewables by 2050
    Chile to consider 100% renewables by 2050 2 Jun 2017

    Chile will consider increasing its 2050 renewable energy target to 100 per cent, according to local reports on Wednesday 31 May

    South America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  5. $890m EU package to help 79 developing nations combat climate change
    $890m EU package to help 79 developing nations combat climate change 18 May 2017

    The European Union (EU) will support 79 developing nations in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) with a €8 million ($891m) to implement a global deal to combat climate change

    Africa,Oceania,Europe,North America,South America,Finance,COP 23
  6. Argentina to become Latin America’s most attractive renewable energy market
    Argentina to become Latin America’s most attractive renewable energy market 16 May 2017

    Argentina is on track to become Latin America’s most attractive renewable energy market, as the country sets its sights on 20 per cent renewables by 2025 – according to a recent report

    South America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  7. Latin America’s transition to renewables
    Latin America’s transition to renewables 28 Apr 2017

    Latin America has seen significant investment in renewable energy in recent years, most notably in hydropower but the tide is now turning in favour of other renewable sources including wind and solar – according to new IRENA report

    South America,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  8. Chile to acquire 450 MW solar thermal power plant
    Chile to acquire 450 MW solar thermal power plant 10 Mar 2017

    This week, the Chilean government gave the green light to the development of SolarReserve’s 450 megawatt (MW) Tamarugal concentrated solar power project

    North America,South America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  9. Costa Rica pledges carbon neutrality by 2021
    Costa Rica pledges carbon neutrality by 2021 20 Jan 2017

    Costa Rica’s President Luis Guillermo Solis announced on Monday during the opening of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week that the country was aiming to achieve carbon neutrality by 2021

    South America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  10. Argentina to secure 50 new electric buses
    Argentina to secure 50 new electric buses 12 Jan 2017

    The China-based electric vehicle manufacturer BYD has secured a new contract to supply Argentina with 50 electric buses

    South America,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction

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