Stellantis JV to launch Leapmotor EVs in nine European countries from September

Stellantis announced a joint venture with the Chinese electric vehicle startup Leapmotor to retail EVs outside China. The venture, dubbed Leapmotor International, will be headquart...

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DEPCOM Power launches Puerto Rico's largest solar + BESS project at Salinas

Image: Lord Construction Group

DEPCOM Power, an integrated engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company that also provides operations and maintenance (O&M) services for utility-scale solar and en...

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No looking back: Energy transition in Brazil and Latin America

In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made pro...

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The largest solar battery energy storage project in Latin America begins operations

In a historic milestone, AES Andes began commercial operations of Andes Solar llb, a 180MW solar/112MW battery storage system – the largest in Latin America -- earlier th...

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Daily Shorts: Indonesia rolls out red carpet for EV makers, Brazil's Eletrobras to buy 15 RE companies

Indonesia, which blends palm oil in diesel, has started blending bioethanol in petrol. Image: Pexels

Indonesia is in talks with Tesla and BYD and preparing a fresh set of incentives to attract the EV manufacturers, a government minister said. The incentives will be benchmarked aga...

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BYD to spend $620 mn for three-plant complex in Brazil

BYD says one of the three plants will be dedicated to electric trucks. Image: BYD

China's BYD will spend $620 million to set up a new, three-complex in the Camacari industrial park in northeastern Brazil, the company announced. BYD's announcement comes on the ba...

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Indian PSU scouts lithium blocks in Latin America, in advanced talks with Argentina: report

The talks in Argentina are being held through KABIL, a joint sector PSU that is also scouting for opportunities in Chile and Brazil. Image: Pexels

The Government of India is in advanced talks with Argentina to acquire "multiple lithium blocks" in the country, as part of its strategy to secure critical minerals, according to a...

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Voltalia deploys 10.6MWh BESS at Sable Blanc solar-storage project in French Guiana

French RE developer Voltalia has recently announced the commissioning of its Sable Blanc power plant combining solar photovoltaic production and battery energy storage in...

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Thyssenkrupp Nucera, Unigel agree to up Brazilian Green H2 plant capacity to 240 MW

thyssenkrupp nucera and Unigel have signed a MoU to increase the capacity of the green hydrogen plant that Unigel is developing in Bahia, Brazil, from 60 MW to 240 MW of water...

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Chile passes major legislation incentivizing energy storage, e-mobility

Chile's congress has unanimously approved a bill promoting investments in energy storage and electric mobility in the country. The legislation is aimed at addressing powe...

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Global Progress in 'Green' transition: Brazil and Latin America

Energy storage solutions, whether applied to the power grid or EVs, make systems more flexible and are suitable for meeting low cost, low carbon electricity demands. Following is a...

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Daimler Buses affirms dual-track strategy based on batteries and hydrogen

Daimler Buses has announced that it aims to offer locally CO2-neutral vehicles based on batteries and hydrogen in every segment by 2030. The initial focus will be on the core marke...

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