Key topics and panels included trends and outlook for the energy sector in Latin America as well as the implications of COVID-19
By now, the “dual crisis” that affected the oil industry globally in March 2020 is a well-known tale.
The 2020s will see electric vehicle deployment on a massive scale as a part of our energy transition away from fossil fuels.So, You Want to Make Batteries Too?
Gas Energy Latin America (GELA) paper assessing the recent natural gas dynamics in the Sothern Cone including developments due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Natural Gas Southern Cone Dynamics and Developement
Mexico has seen a radical change of direction regarding renewable energy since Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) took office in December 2018.By 2018, Mexico had held three clean energy auctions for the sale of clean energy and related clean energy certificates to CFE, the state-owned power company. An October 2018 press release from the Ministry of Energy noted that as a result of these auctions, Mexico would receive US$8.6 billion in investment, which would be used to develop 65 solar and wind energy projects.The Economic and Strategic Arguments for Renewable Energy in Mexico
The impacts of COVID-19 and efforts to control it have been unprecedented and well-documented. Indeed, the implications for Latin American economies and speciﬁcally the energy sector are wide-ranging – and still developing. The exact depth of the impact is still not entirely clear, but extrapolating rapidly evolving global trends point to major shocks. Moreover, the ﬁscal implications could also be quite grave.
COVID-19 and Latin America’s Energy Sector: Today, Tomorrow and Beyond the Crisis