August 5, 2016
Suriname state-owned power company-based N.V. Energiebedrijven Suriname (EBS) has invited international competitive bids for the upgradation of the substation C located in Pluto-en Aidastraat.
August 4, 2016
The Board of Brazilian energy company, Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (Cemig) has recommended the sale of its 6.5 per cent stake in local transmission company Transmissora Aliança de Energia Elétrica SA (TAESA).
August 2, 2016
Brazil's energy regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL) has rearranged the 22 lots to be offered during the September 2016 auction into 25 lots, with the inclusion of three lots in the states of Pará and Holy Spirit. It has also updated the maximum allowed annual revenue for the lots to BRL2.3 billion from BRL2.02 billion.
August 1, 2016
Brazil's Eletrosul Centrais Elétricas S.A. (Eletrosul) is seeking partnership alliance to complete 230 kV power transmission projects it won during 004/2014 auction hosted by country's energy regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL).
July 29, 2016
The Chilean government agency Centro de Despacho Económico de Cargas (CDEC)-Sistema Interconectado Central (SIC) has launched an international tender for construction of grid facilities in the country's central grid.
July 29, 2016
Matrinchã Transmissora de Energia S.A. (TP Norte), consortium of Companhia Paranaense de Energia (Copel) (49 per cent) and State Grid Brazil Holding (SGBH) (51 per cent), has completed the 500 kV transmission line associated with the Teles Pires hydroelectric plant.
July 27, 2016
Continental Gold Incorporation, a Colombian gold miner, has announced that it has been granted an environmental license from Corporación para el Desarrollo Sostenible del Urabá (CORPOURABA), a regional autonomous environmental authority in Antioquia.
July 21, 2016
Chilean power transmission firm Transelec, owned by Canadian Brookfield Asset Management, will invest around USD500 million in the next two to five years, an increase of about 150 per cent from the sum it invested in the last four years, in the country's power sector.
July 15, 2016
Brazil's energy regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL) has provisionally approved a BRL5.1 billion indemnity payment to state-run power utility Companhia Hidro Eletrica do Sao Francisco (Chesf).
July 11, 2016
Chilean transmission firm Transelec, owned by Brookfield Asset Management, has issued international bonds on July 8, 2016. With this, the company aims to raise USD350 million funds, which will be used for refinancing of a senior financial debt.
July 8, 2016
Brazil's energy regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL) has authorised superintendents of Fiscalização dos Serviços de Eletricidade or Electricity Services Inspection and Fiscalização Econômica e Financeira or Economic and Financial Supervision departments to issue subpoena terms against nine companies of the Spanish Abengoa group
July 7, 2016
Chile's government has passed a Bill to strengthen the electricity transmission system, in addition to creating an independent grid operator. The proposed Bill creates a new regulatory framework for electricity transmission.
July 4, 2016
Brazilian energy regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL) signed contracts for six lots of total 14 lots awarded during Auction no. 13/2015 at an average discount of about 2.96 per cent.
June 30, 2016
Argentine construction holding Electroingenieria has confirmed plans to sell its 25 per cent stake in Citelec, the firm that owns 51 per cent of local power transmission company Transener.
June 30, 2016
Mexico's Secretaría de Energía (SENER) or the Ministry of Energy, has issued Programa de Desarrollo del Sistema Eléctrico Nacional (PRODSEN) 2016-30, for the expansion of power generation, transmission and distribution network.