A roundup of Latin America power sector news
The deal includes an agreement to acquire assets including 578 MW of contracted projects in operation, construction or advanced development stage, and over 1,000 MW of projects in early stage development.
Brazil and Mexico account for around three quarters of Latin America's installed wind capacity, but a new BNamericas Intelligence Series report has forecast a more even spread of future investments in the region.
National society of mining, petroleum and energy says the sectors will need more government support to help ensure projects break ground.
Low-consumption customers will see no change in their electric power tariffs in March.
The additional funds will benefit Nucleoeléctrica Argentina and Energía Argentina.