The government also releases a guide to help prepare environmental documents.
Solar power component manufacturers may begin setting up shop in Mexico once the country reaches 4GW of installed solar capacity, according to an energy ministry official.
Parque Eólico Arauco SAPEM was among the winners in Argentina's RenovAr Ronda 1 clean energy tender.
Almost half of the planned spend will go to power generation.
Authorities modify hydropower auction guidelines to boost investment.
Transnoa seeks permission for new projects, 125km transmission line inaugurated, Portezuelo del Viento dam advances.
Pampa acquired controlling stakes in each during 2016.
Completion of the line means that 93% of the Nueva Esperanza project in Cundinamarca department is complete.