• Central America Energy Transition Roundtable

    For years, Central America has sought to achieve energy security in a variety of manners. Countries have looked to a wide range of alternatives to imported oil including the possibility for natural gas and an enhanced role for renewable energy

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  • Colombia Energy 2018

    Ivan Duque assumed the presidency of Colombia on August 7. When it comes to energy his administration will be immediately confronted by a sector

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  • Energy Transition Initiative (ETI)

    The Institute of the Americas and the Energy & Sustainability Program are pleased to formally launch our Energy Transition Initiative (ETI). The Energy Transition Initiative, or ETI, seeks to enable the region’s transition to a more sustainable energy mix by informing and shaping the public policy and investment debate while leveraging our California location and its myriad lessons learned.

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Fostering a Deeper Understanding of the Western Hemisphere’s Most Critical Energy and Sustainability Issues


Building a 21st Century Economy that Puts People First.


July 16-28, 2018
Preparing the Next Generation of Scientists: Science & Innovation Summer Camp

Summer Camp 2018The ninth annual Science and Innovation Summer Camp, designed to underscore the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), will host students from countries throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Canada, and the U.S.

August 12-17, 2018
Professional Workshop for STEM Instructors

Teachers Camp 2018The Professional Workshop for STEM Instructors will take place August 2017. The five-day workshop, engages high school instructors in an idea-generating program designed to promote innovative teaching techniques in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).


Towards an Electric Vehicle Future? An Analysis of the State of EVs in Lima, Peru

Electrifying a transport sector to any extent is an endeavor that requires significant evaluation, planning, resource adequacy and proactive charging infrastructure deployment.

In the News

What happens to Mexico's energy reform — and Sempra — if the presidential front runner wins?

His polling numbers are impressive and with little more than just one month to go before the July 1 national election, Andrés Manuel López Obrador is the clear-cut favorite to become the next president of Mexico.

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Argentina Shakes Up Energy Ministry

Just after the G20 energy meeting in Bariloche, Argentina, President Mauricio Macri pivoted from watching the national team play to a tie in Russia to shake-up his cabinet and make a change at the top of the energy portfolio replacing Juan Jose Aranguren as minister with Javier Iguacel. Listen to Podcast

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