2018: THE YEAR OF THE RENEWABLE ENERGY REVOLUTION IN LATIN AMERICA
During 3 encounters more than 1000 experts will meet in Buenos Aires, Medellin and Mexico City to discuss the future of the energy sector in Latin America
• The fall in technology costs and innovative financing structures have brought the renewable sector to its highest historical levels of competitiveness.
• The bids in Chile, Mexico and Argentina have achieved record prices at the regional and global levels, with an average price of US $ 20.57 / MWh in the Mexican case.
• Energyear is consolidated as the main event tour to promote high level networking in the energy sector in Latin America.
• The main Ministers, CEOs and senior executives at the international level will be present at the main energy conferences in Latin America.
Salamanca, Spain, December 12, 2017. For the years 2020 and 2021, it is expected that a large part of the projects tendered in recent years will be connected to the grid, generating energy at highly competitive prices. Latin America will become one of the leading regions in renewable generation worldwide.
With the objective of analyzing the current situation of the energy sector in Latin America, as well as designing solid strategies for the future of the regional energy matrix, more than 1000 senior executives will meet in 3 encounters in the main markets at the regional level (Southern Cone, Andean Region and Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean) throughout 2018.
In the last five years, the transformation of the energy industry in Latin America has been full. Massification of the use of natural gas in electricity generation, introduction of renewable energies in the vast majority of national matrices, unanimous acceptance of the Paris agreement, competitive bidding. No doubt Latin America “has stepped on the accelerator” and there is no going back.El ambiente de transición política en los principales países de la región (México, Colombia, Chile, Honduras, Costa Rica,…) contribuirá sin duda a incrementar los esfuerzos por incluir la transformación de la matriz energética regional en las prioridades de las nuevas administraciones a nivel regional.
Auctions, battery development, expansion in the area of distributed generation, sources of financing, electric vehicles, technological innovation, … all these elements and many more will be the basis of a tour that will have more than 250 local and international speakers, who will debate during intense days the future of the regional energy sector.
The political transition environment in the main countries of the region (Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Honduras, Costa Rica…) will undoubtedly contribute to increase efforts to include the transformation of the regional energy matrix into the priorities of the new administrations to regional level.
The situation of high competitiveness and innovation that surrounds the sector will not go unnoticed during the days of Energyear. Thus, the organization will dedicate a prominent space for the winners of the auctions at regional level as well as for the main manufacturers of components at an international level with the aim of predicting the future trends of the sector.
What to expect of the #Energyear2018 Latam Tour?
Great international presence, exhibition space and Start Ups innovation contest, to which dozens of projects have been presented, are some of the main novelties of the Energyear Tour. A Tour that will be held again in Buenos Aires, Medellin and Mexico City, which will have the great collaboration of reference entities such as Bloomberg New Energy Finance or Invest in Latam, among others.
The Energyear Tour has established itself as the main discussion forum for executives in the energy sector in Latin America, with the vision of promoting excellence in networking and generating synergies among all components of the energy sector value chain, counting with the main manufacturers of components, developers, generators and financial institutions at an international level.
Renowned international speakers, such as Andrés Rebolledo Minister of Energy of Chile, Alejandro Lew CEO of 360 Energy, Mauricio Bezzecheri Country Manager of Enel in Argentina, Victor Muñoz Operating Partner Latin America of Denham Capital or Alberto Rabanal Director of Solar Business Development for Europe and Brazil of EDP Renewables, have already begun to confirm their presence in the Energyear Southern Cone agenda, a meeting that is expected to be attended by more than 300 top executives. In 2017, the Energyear Southern Cone event featured top executives such as the CEO of Eletrobras, the President of UTE Uruguay and the Under Secretary of Renewable Energy of the Government of Argentina.
Every day there are more companies and international organizations that want to be present in Latin America and this is reflected in the agenda of the events in which the main actors of the ecosystem meet: Ministry of Energy of Chile, Ministry of Energy of Argentina, Ministry of Transportation from Argentina, Denham Capital, Jinko Solar, Enel, BNDES, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, EDP Renewables, 360 Energy, Eoliasur, AAVEA, Aluar, Endriven, TGN or Antuko, are some of the more than 130 organizations already confirmed for the event of the Southern Cone region to be held in Buenos Aires on March 7 and 8
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Energyear is the leading energy events tour in Latin America, with more than 25 regional events organized and a young team with great international experience. Energyear’s main partners include leading companies and organizations: Jinko Solar, Thesan, PowerElectronics, Vestas, EY, Circutor, Ingener, AboWind, Celsia, Diverxia, Ata, Enertis, DNV GL, Vector 4, Coral Energia, CinkHidro, Edecsa , Ventus, Hanwha Q Cells, Torrot, Barlovento, Aires Renewables, Invest in Latam, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Asolmex, MER or Ser Colombia, as well as Media Partners: FuturEnergy, Energy Today, BN Americas, IHS Markit, Strategic Energy, Energy XXI or Oil & Energy among others.
You can buy your ticket and get more information on the event website: http://www.energyear.com
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