The Year of Change: Snippets from the EV Situation in Latin America

Credit to Author: Juan Diego Celemín Mojica| Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 23:30:29 +0000

Long distances, oilfields, and low salaries abound south of the Rio Bravo. If you ask me, it’s mainly these three conditions that have marked Latin America as one of the laggards in the EV transition. Alas, all bad times should come to an end, and recent developments in the region start to show not a […]

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Updating The Argentine Power Grid

Credit to Author: Otto Gunderson| Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 15:38:09 +0000

Tesla MegapackArgentina’s clean energy potential is obvious, but the infrastructure roadblocks are delaying renewable growth. Despite having vast tracts of usable land for PV and wind farms, only 7% of Argentina’s power generation comes from wind, and only 1% from solar. A report by the New Climate Institute found that one of the primary reasons for […]

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The PERMER Project 

Credit to Author: Otto Gunderson| Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2023 16:40:02 +0000

While many of the most exciting clean energy stories feature new technology, massive solar and wind farms, or major legislation, work like the Renewable Energies in Rural Markets Project (PERMER) provides clean energy transitions in communities that may not otherwise see the benefits. This project also seeks to promote economic development and social inclusion in […]

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Cauchari Solar Initiative Giving Argentina a Boost into Clean Energy Future

Credit to Author: Otto Gunderson| Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2023 18:48:41 +0000

The largest solar project in South America is situated at over 13,000 feet above sea level in the far north of Argentina. In 2019, this project was inaugurated with over 1,000,000 solar panels generating power for 160,000 homes. At its onset, the project consisted of three individual PV fields, the Caurachi I, II, and III. […]

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Messi wins Golden Ball for best player at World Cup

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 18 Dec 2022 19:07:04 +0000

DOHA (AFP) – Lionel Messi on Sunday won the Golden Ball for the best player at this year’s World Cup after leading Argentina to victory in the final against France. Messi scored twice in the final in Doha, taking his tally of goals at the tournament to seven, and also scored in the shoot-out as […]

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Messi, Argentina beat France on penalties to win World Cup

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 18 Dec 2022 18:28:17 +0000

DOHA (AFP) – Lionel Messi crowned his glittering career with victory in the World Cup on Sunday as Argentina beat France on penalties in a final for the ages, triumphing 4-2 after Kylian Mbappe’s hat-trick ensured the game ended level following extra time. Gonzalo Montiel rolled in the deciding penalty to give Argentina their third […]

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‘Greatest’ Messi ready for fitting World Cup farewell

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2022 03:34:13 +0000

‘ DOHA (AFP) – Thirty-seven club trophies, seven Ballon D’Or awards and six European Golden Boots. A Copa America title, an Olympic gold medal and a list of scoring and statistical records that may never be beaten. Over the course of an 18-year career Lionel Messi has, with one obvious exception, won the lot. And […]

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Argentina goes into semis after late night drama

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2022 22:27:47 +0000

DOHA (AFP) – Argentina will face Croatia in the World Cup semifinals after beating the Netherlands, 4-3, on penalties following a thrilling 2-2 extra-time draw on a night of high World Cup drama. Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez was the hero in the shootout after the South Americans let a two-goal lead slip in the final […]

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Messi scores first KO match goal as Argentina sets up duel with Dutch

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 06:02:40 +0000

DOHA (AFP) – Lionel Messi finally scored a goal in the knockout rounds of the World Cup on Saturday as he inspired Argentina to a 2-1 win over Australia that sets up a mouthwatering quarterfinal showdown with the Netherlands, who proved too strong for the United States earlier. The Argentina captain marked his 1,000th career appearance […]

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Anyone can beat anyone, says Messi as Argentina advances, France loses

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 03:21:44 +0000

DOHA (AFP) – Lionel Messi’s Argentina booked their place in the last 16 of the World Cup on Wednesday with a 2-0 victory over Poland as Australia reached the knockout rounds for just the second time in their history. Two-time former champions Argentina advanced after goals from Alexis Mac Allister and Julian Alvarez sealed victory […]

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