Americas installed almost 12GW of wind capacity in 2018

That’s a 12% rise from the previous year, taking the total capacity to 135GW

New initiative to step up use of carbon pricing

Leaders across the US and Canada have pledged to step up the use of carbon pricing as a key tool to reduce emissions. The new Carbon Pricing in the Americas co-operative framework will apply a cost of carbon to guide public investment decisions and encourage private companies to do the same through internal carbon pricing. […]

Brazil third largest power producer in Americas

Brazil generates the third highest amount of electricity in the Americas, behind only the US and Canada. New figures from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) show Brazil installed 137GW of capacity and generated 560 billion kWh of power last year. It states most of the nation’s generation capacity is located in the Amazon basin, […]