NextEnergy Capital enters Latin American solar market with first acquisition

It says the first phase is a 36.1MW plant located in Guanajuato, which is expected to be commissioned in the second quarter of 2020

Wärtsilä to operate El Salvador’s ‘largest power plant’

The power plant will provide approximately one-third of the country’s electricity supply with clean power

Seaweed plaguing Mexico’s beaches ‘could provide energy opportunity’

University of Exeter scientists say Sargassum seaweed can be turned into biofuel and high-quality, low-cost fertiliser through a process called hydrothermal liquefaction

Are extreme weather events making spiders more aggressive?

Scientists found more aggressive spiders fared better and were more likely to survive extreme weather conditions and pass on their traits to new generations

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Avocado stones could help save the world… but how?!

A Mexican company is using the large seeds to create biodegradable polymers

Americas installed almost 12GW of wind capacity in 2018

That’s a 12% rise from the previous year, taking the total capacity to 135GW

Mexico’s streetlights to go green – not that Mexico!

The small town in Maine, US, aims to replace its existing lamps with energy-efficient LED fixtures

Scotland to hire experts in key markets to drive energy exports

The US, Mexico, India, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia have been identified as having significant growth opportunities in oil and gas

Climate change ‘could cause suicide rates to soar by 2050’

Researchers say global warming could result in 40,000 additional suicides across Mexico and the US

Mexico’s President-elect promises to ban fracking

Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the country would no longer use the method to extract oil and gas supplies