Three Wärtsilä executives headline ACERA renewable energy & storage event in Chile

Three Wärtsilä executives are the featured speakers at an exclusive Chilean Association of Renewable Energies and Storage (ACERA) event in Chile on September 14. Jussi Heikinnen, Director Growth and Development, Silvia Zummaraga, Market Development Manager, and Alejandro McDonough, Managing Director, will present details and recommendations from Wärtsilä Energy’s Front-Loading Net Zero report. The report uses Read more →

15 June 2022

Women in Power: Female leadership in the clean energy transition & the keys to a successful energy transition in Latin America

Title:  “Women in Power:  “Female leadership in the clean energy transition & the keys to a successful energy transition in Latin America”  Summary: Paola Pimentel and Silvia Alvarado de Córdoba are established leaders in the Latin American energy industry and are working to empower and encourage other women to lend their voices in their respective countries. They will

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Women in Power: Female leadership in the clean energy transition & the keys to a successful energy transition in Latin America

Government leaders and organizations across the world have made ambitious commitments to decarbonize electricity and support the transition toward a 100% renewable energy future. The path to 100% clean energy won’t be the same everywhere, but to succeed, each country will need strong leadership, partnerships between governments and private industry and a commitment to making Read more →

A 100% carbon neutral power system is realistically achievable for Chile by 2050, or even sooner, according to Wärtsilä white paper

Chile has set an ambitious goal to decarbonize the country’s electricity generation by 2050, one of the most ambitious decarbonization targets in the world. But how will the country reach its goals?  A recent Wärtsilä white paper, “Chile Leading the World to a 100% Zero Carbon Power System” presents the optimal path for decarbonization in Read more →

#PathTalks: Energy transition in Central America and the Caribbean

The renewable energy transition is complex, but it is possible, practical and affordable. #PathTalks‘ Host Fernanda Castro speaks with Business Development Manager, Energy Solutions, Central America & Caribbean for Wärtsilä, Francisco Picasso about the energy transition and excitement around renewable fuels, energy storage and progress being made around renewable energy in Central America.   Read more →

#PathTalks: Developments and challenges of decarbonization in Brazil

#PathTalk Host Fernanda Castro chats with Wärtsilä AMER Region South Energy Business Director Jorge Alcaide and Wärtsilä Senior Manager, Project Development Gabriel Cavados about the opportunities and challenges of Brazil’s energy transition to decarbonization. Want to know more about energy transition in Brazil? Join Jorge, Gabriel and industry experts to discuss ways to balance the Read more →

#PathTalks: The Path to decarbonization in Honduras

Globally, renewable energy sources are becoming the vertebral column of energy systems. Our market development experts have studied and modeled the Honduras power system and the results demonstrate the Central American country can save millions of dollars by incorporating renewable energy when balanced by flexible thermal capacity and maintaining reliability while decreasing CO2 emissions. In Read more →

The Optimal Path to Decarbonization for Puerto Rico

The path to 100 percent clean energy is practical, possible and even affordable for Puerto Rico by 2050. However, this decarbonization journey will require optimization of both short-term and long-term storage to achieve Puerto Rico’s ambitious goals. The thing to keep in mind is that just adding renewables will not do the job. Read more →

Q&A Series: Alejandro Alle discusses importance of financing renewable projects in El Salvador and throughout Latin America

Alejandro Alle is currently a Managing Director at The Network Company in El Salvador with more than 35 years experience in energy. He is a mechanical engineer with a career that started with a specialization in nuclear engineering scholarship at the Argentine National Board of Atomic Energy in 1987. Since then, Alejandro has worked as the General Manager at Puma El Salvador (Trafigura), co-founded Quantum Energy and was Executive Director of Energía del Pacífico. Read more →