Now Is the Time for Latin America’s Renewable Energy Boom

By Rodrigo García Palma, Ricardo Ranieri, Anders Beal

Rapid deployment of renewables could help the region avoid another lost decade.

As governments in Latin America scramble to deal with the fall-out of COVID-19, renewable energy should be top of mind as a possible pathway to economic recovery Clean energy is increasingly viewed not just as a way to reduce pollution, but as a means to improve public health and hedge against future climate risks and stranded assets That idea has gained additional resonance in light of the pandemic, and the region is particularly well-positioned to leverage the renewable industry as a source of new jobs and investment But to succeed, governments will need to be proactive – and...

Read this article on the Americas Quarterly website. | Subscribe to AQ.