Brazil's power regulator has approved testing of a 611MW unit of Latin America's largest electricity generation project.
The US will reportedly seek a new energy pact as part of the renegotiation of Nafta, which Donald Trump has lambasted and threatened to quit.
The company will be prohibited from participating in federal bidding processes for the next five years.
Government to expand energy efficiency rating system to automobiles; Atacama region solar generation up six-fold since 2014; PV project approved.
The UK-based generator cites an improved operating environment and 6% annual power growth in Argentina, sluggish power demand in Chile, and trouble offloading hydropower projects in Peru.
The new model aims to attract new players to finance infrastructure projects
BNamericas provides a snapshot of developments from the region.
Companies from Russia, China, South Korea and France could bid in a new tender for the 1.4GW nuclear power plant in Rio de Janeiro state, according to the head of Brazil's state-run power holding group Eletrobras.