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Argentina May Be the Hottest Renewable Energy Market You Haven’t Heard Of. Can It Spur a Global Boom?
An innovative approach unlocked Argentina’s renewable energy market, making it “the most interesting in the world” in just three years. And now, the approach could open the door to billions in renewable investment in developing nations worldwide.
RenovAr (Argentina): Scaling ‘Express Edition’
The intervention on Argentina’s Renewable Energy Auction (RenovAr) was a short-lived but extremely effective engagement to respond to the needs of a client—in this case, the Government of Argentina. Its target: to produce 20% of Argentina’s electricity from renewable sources.
A New Dawn: Argentina Taps Into Its Renewable Energy Potential
Argentina has some of Latin America’s most abundant renewable energy resources—steady winds in southern Patagonia, year-round sunshine in the remote northwest, and hydropower and biomass fed by rivers and expansive farmland.
World Bank/Argentina: Promoting Private Investment in Renewable Energy
To achieve the target of 20% of energy consumption originating from renewable energy in Argentina by 2025, the World Bank Board of Directors today approved a US$ 480 million guarantee to promote private investment in the sector.
World Bank's IFC sees investor interest in Argentina renewables
The International Finance Corporation, the private-sector lending arm of the World Bank, expects to make investments of around $800 million in Argentina through December, citing particular investor interest in the country’s renewable energy sector.