Small hydroelectric plants (SHP) have been conceived in Argentina as part of the strategy to address climate change under Nationally Appropriated Mitigation Actions (NAMA), which form part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). … [Read more...] about Small hydropower as a response to climate change
Latin America has made considerable progress in electrical integration. Recent estimates indicate that in the last 20 years the installed interconnection capacity increased tenfold, from 500 MW in 1995 to 5000 MW in 2014. Note that such achievements have formed part of various regional and global integration strategies in the countries in the region. However, this … [Read more...] about 4 Major Challenges of Regional Interconnection Projects
One of the key priorities of Latin America and Caribbean countries is to advance their international position competitively. Among the most important components of that advancement is electrical integration among the countries of the region. By allowing the commercial exchange of electricity among countries, this work provides major economic, social, and environmental benefits. … [Read more...] about What are the Challenges of International Electricity Interconnections?