Briefs from Ecuador, Honduras and Nicaragua.
State power utility CFE has signed an agreement with the navy to beef up security in the country's northwest.
Golar and partner EBrasil Energia are ramping up construction work following the approval of a licensing permit earlier this month.
Despite lower natural gas demand in Brazil in the past two years amid an ongoing economic malaise, Golar is increasingly optimistic about its plans in South America's largest country.
The Brazilian energy group says interested companies will have access to the data room for 30 days, pending the signing of a confidentiality agreement.
Some 16 wind farms and nine solar parks totaling 557.4MW of capacity paid combined premiums of 106mn reais (US$33mn), according to power market clearing house CCEE.
Construction is underway on two Chilean wind farms totaling 285MW; Argentine wind farm requests connection to grid; Argentina renewable energy chamber seeks suppliers.