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Argentina Pushes for $20 Billion in Renewables Investments

Benedict Mander for the Financial Times: With a large expanse of semi-desert in its north, Argentina is one of the windiest and sunniest places in the world. Centre-right president Mauricio Macri is hoping to attract up to $20bn over the next decade as part of a target to generate a fifth of Argentina’s power from […]

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Uruguay to Rival Denmark on Wind Energy

Ken Parks for Bloomberg News: Uruguay expects to almost triple its use of wind power as investors plow $2.6 billion into installing more turbines. The goal is to generate as much as 38 percent of its power from wind by the end of 2017, up from about 13 percent now, cementing Uruguay’s position as South […]

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