LatinFinance magazine has selected six IDB Invest projects among the year's best, lauding the organization’s commitment with the private sector in Latin America and the Caribbean. … [Read more...] about Six LatinFinance 2019 Awards Recognizing IDB Invest’s Efforts
To address changing paradigms, a new technology has been proposed: hydropower plants that enable solar generation or hybrid hydro-solar systems. … [Read more...] about Can ‘flotovoltaics’ be a future partner for hydropower systems?
The dry wind and unrelenting sun left one uncomfortably exposed. The wafer thin air challenged every breath and made each step feel like my legs were encased in lead. Yet the journey into this Martian landscape disturbed by volcanoes in Chile’s Atacama Desert was well-worth it. South America’s first, and the highest of its kind at 4500 meters above sea level, the Cerro … [Read more...] about Pioneering climate fund shows us what real transformations can look like
The case was promising right from the start. In 2016, the project came knocking at IDB Invest’s door: a Chilean company in the field of telecommunications and information technology offered a solution to provide sustainable public lighting working inclusively. Could it also be profitable? * … [Read more...] about Chile: Sustainably lighting up people’s lives
When Invema plant, the main plastic recycler in Honduras starts operating, a success formula resonates. It is one of the commercial companies that took advantage of the photovoltaic energy boom in the country. Its case demonstrates how the private sector’s investment in solar energy can facilitate greater economic and sustainable development for the country. Six years ago, … [Read more...] about Solar energy: The revolution spurring development in Honduras