Uruguay Pursues Solar-Power Industry

MONTEVIDEO – The Uruguayan government sent a bill to congress proposing a package of tax incentives to encourage production of solar panels in the South American nation. The legislation calls for rebating value added tax on purchases of both domest


Chile hands environmental permit to 600MW solar project

Chile’s Environmental Evaluation Service (SEA) has given environmental approval to a 600MW solar PV project, which requires US$1 billion in investment, project developer Valhalla Energy has confirmed. The project named Cielos de Tarapacá will use


Costa Rica’s fossil-fuel free electricity use wins praise from leading experts

Country’s environment minister is not a ‘career politician’ but an academic who knows the field By Jess Staufenberg Costa Rica’s emerging status as a green energy leader has won renewed praise from experts discussing the count