2021, July, 9, 12:00:00ARGENTINA'S NUCLEAR SMR
Before work was suspended, it was in line to be the world’s first operating SMR. The government licensed it as a prototype in 2009.
2021, July, 9, 11:55:00CHILE'S COAL GENERATION DOWN
In June 2021, the Chamber of Deputies of Chile has approved a bill that prohibits the installation and operation of coal-fired power plants.
2021, June, 22, 11:50:00BRAZIL'S ELETROBRAS PRIVATISATION $5 BLN
Eletrobras has a production capacity of 51 GW, which represented 30% of the country's capacity (2019).
2021, June, 10, 12:45:00RUSSIA, COSTA RICA NUCLEAR COOPERATION
Rosatom and the Atomic Energy Commission of Costa Rica (CAEC) on 3 June signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy.
2021, June, 9, 12:25:00GAZPROM, BOLIVIA COOPERATION
The parties discussed issues related to the implementation of current and prospective projects in Bolivia and the elaboration of a General Scheme for the country’s gas industry development.
2021, June, 2, 13:40:00BRAZIL'S OIL INVESTMENT $8 BLN
Final Investment Decision (FID) to develop Phase One of the Bacalhau field in the Brazilian pre-salt.
2021, April, 13, 12:50:00PETROBRAS REIMBURSEMENT $6.5 BLN
Under terms of the latest agreement, Petrobras will receive $3.253 billion and own a 39.5% operating stake in the Atapu Field, which pumped first oil in June 2020.
2021, March, 31, 11:30:00NUCLEAR FOR BOLIVIA
Russia’s Ambassador to Bolivia, Mikhail Ledenev, and representatives of the Bolivian Ministry of International Affairs accompanied by Alexey Altynov, Vice President of JSC Rusatom Overseas, on 24 March visited the construction site of the Centre for Nuclear Technology Research and Development (CNTRD) in El Alto situated 4,000 metres above sea level.
2021, March, 25, 11:55:00ARGENTINA'S OIL GAS INVESTMENT $2.7 BLN
Overall, the company plans to invest US$2.7bn in 2021 (+73% compared with a previous plan), of which 80% will be aimed at boosting oil and gas production in its fields,
2021, March, 18, 12:00:00BRAZIL OPENS GAS MARKET
Gas distribution and the operation of gas pipelines will switch from a concession regime to a regime of authorizations granted by the oil and gas regulator ANP.
2021, March, 3, 12:10:00NUCLEAR POWER FOR BRAZIL
The construction of Angra-3 started in the 1980s but was halted owing to a lack of resources.
2021, February, 12, 11:35:00BRAZIL SOLAR POWER 4.7 GW
According to the Brazilian Association for Distributed Generation (ABGD), the DG segment will grow by over 50% during this year, closing 2021 with an installed capacity of more than 7GW.
2021, February, 3, 12:10:00RENEWABLES FOR CHILE: 6GW, $10.5 BLN
According to the Ministry of Energy of Chile, 94 power projects with a combined capacity of 6,016 MW are expected to be connected to the National Electric System in 2021, for a total investment of over US$10,450m.
2021, January, 18, 12:40:00THE NEW ENGIE'S RENEWABLES CAPACITY 3 GW
At the end of 2020, Engie's gross renewable energy capacity amounted to 31 GW, including 57% of hydropower and 43 % of wind and solar.
2021, January, 11, 12:40:00BRAZIL'S OIL GAS RECORD
Petrobras pumped an average of 2.28 million b/d in 2020, beating the previous record of 2.23 million b/d set in 2015, the company said.