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Even as the Covid-19 pandemic drove the global economy into a recession, 2020 was a good year for renewable energy as an asset class. With new tailwinds promising to bolster the sector, we believe that 2021 will see an even greater upswing of interest from the capital markets. Despite numerous headwinds, the global economy continued […]

In recent years, renewable energy has undergone a dramatic decrease in cost and is now more competitive than fossil fuels in many markets. In 2021, we believe that this decline, combined with sweeping policy changes across the globe and a renewed corporate focus on sustainability in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, will lead to […]

Across Latin America, companies have woken to the need for embedding sustainability into what they do. But, as the climate change clock keeps ticking, we’re seeing business leaders start to ask how to tackle this issue on a larger and more impactful scale, and we believe that this conversation is one that’s worth having. The […]

At Atlas Renewable Energy, we recently signed a renewable power purchase agreement with the Brazilian subsidiary of the American material science giant Dow. This landmark deal lays the framework for chemical companies across Latin America to meet their environmental objectives while lowering energy costs at the same time. In this article, we take a closer […]

In recent years, we’ve seen the beginnings of a far-reaching sustainability transition among corporations in Latin America that is slowly beginning to move the needle on creating fairer, more inclusive economies for all. As a region, Latin America bears an outsized brunt of climate change, with extreme weather phenomena from hurricanes in the Caribbean to […]

Creating a successful solar energy development isn’t about simply producing power from the sun. It’s a careful balance to ensure the most optimal Leveled cost of energy (LCOE) over the life of the project, the best value proposition, and ideal financing conditions. And to get that balance right means that solar energy producers must be […]

Latin America’s renewable energy sector is heading towards 239 gigawatts of installed wind and solar power capacity by 2040, underpinning the tremendous investment potential in the sector. In this article, we take a look at the main opportunities for the private renewable energy market in the region, as well as addressing some of the uncertainties. […]

There is no doubt that the first half of 2020 didn’t play out quite as planned. However, while the current global economic situation has stressed industries to unimaginable extents, today’s low energy price scenario provides large corporate energy users with an unprecedented opportunity to lock in reduced costs, shore up their business model, and hedge […]

Compared to other infrastructure sectors in Latin America during the Covid-19 pandemic, renewable energy project execution has demonstrated remarkable resilience. After overcoming supply shocks from the beginning of the year as factories briefly halted operations, construction activity on solar and wind projects – deemed as an essential activity in many jurisdictions – has been largely […]

In recent years, the Latin American renewables market has undergone a dramatic transformation, with political risk factors, investment trends, technological advances, and external shocks affecting the sector in myriad ways. As the Covid-19 pandemic brings historic disruption to the world’s economies, we lay out the trends shaping the Latin American market and our outlook for […]