Latin America

Brazil's second auction of electricity and power plant concessions attracted US$1.4 billion in investments to build 18 new power plants, including seven small hydroelectric projects and 11 thermal plants totaling 598 MW.
Latin America

Energy Secretary Fernando Canales says government utility Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) is studying 509 hydroelectric projects that could add as much as 40,000 MW to Mexico's renewable energy sources.