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We finance sustainable and inclusive energy systems in Latin America. We encourage public and private initiatives that promote energy efficiency, the development of renewable energies and innovate technology in the energy sector. Furthermore, we promote regional cooperation in energy matters by involving institutional networks to encourage physical integration of the region's energy infrastructure.

Infrastructure, education, and innovation, CAF priorities to support the development of Paraguay img - Infrastructure, education, and innovation, CAF priorities to support the development of Paraguay 31 de May de 2017

Luis Carranza, Executive President of CAF, met with Horacio Cartes, President of the Republic of Paraguay, and reiterated the Institution' commitment with the development of the country

More efficient public transportation and energy in Latin America with credit lines of up to EUR 202 million from KfW to CAF

25 de May de 2017

This initiative led by the Government of Germany (BMZ) through KfW and CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, will reduce financing costs for the promotion of projects that are low in emissions of greenhouse gasses, and...

CAF supports improvements in the quality of energy production forecastsmejora en la calidad de pronósticos de producción de energía

11 de May de 2017

CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, collaborated in the "Pronos" research,  promoted by the Administración del Mercado Eléctrico (Electricity Market Administration)

Six measures to improve energy efficiency in Chile

27 de September de 2016

For Latin America to use energy efficiently, it must reduce the amount of fuels and electricity consumed, without affecting quality or access 

The energy sector in Latin America offers opportunities to Spanish investment

22 de September de 2016

CAF organized a meeting between experts and professionals of the energy sector from Latin America and Spain 

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knowledge
img - Latin America must invest at least 5 percent per year in infrastructure to take the leap toward competitiveness
Latin America must invest at least 5 percent per year in infrastructure to take the leap toward competitiveness
In the region, the average investment in infrastructure as a percentage of GDP was 2.8 percent between 2008 and 2015, according to the figures in www.infralatam.info, A CAF, IDB, and ECLAC ini...
Are we innovative in Latin America?
The innovation of products, processes, markets, and organizations need also technological innovation, which may be patentable and exportable outside Latin America. The region lags behind devel...
Are we innovators in Latin America?
The innovation of products, processes, markets, and organizations also needs technological innovation, which may be patentable and exportable outside of Latin America. The region is lagging wh...
Clean energies innovation in Latin America
In this video, made by CAF, Development Bank of Latin America jointly with the Inter-American Dialogue, experts discuss the advances in the development of technologies for clean energy, barrie...
The challenge for Latin America is technological innovation
New technologies, patentable and exportable, that can penetrate new markets, are the key for the entry of foreign currencies to the countries of the region 
events
img - 2017 Latin American Infrastructure Forum
2017 Latin American Infrastructure Forum
The 2017 Latin American Infrastructure Forum recommends to study the current situation of the key markets in Latin America, mainly regarding infrastructure, offering business opportunities for ...
img - Second Regional Conference of District Cooling Technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean
Second Regional Conference of District Cooling Technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean
Experts from the region will discuss various techniques to identify and introduce projects on technologies for cooling deep ocean waters (SWAC), ocean thermal energy conversion systems (OTEC) ...
Infrastructure in the Development of Latin America Conference
This event is organized by CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, and Nacional Financiera S.N.C., I.B.D. -NAFIN-, with the support of the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico.&n...
img - World Water Week
World Water Week
The World Water Week is a global conference focused in the main topics and practical soulutions. It gathers experts, opinión leaders and decision makers from all corners around the world.
img - The link between water and energy in Latin America
The link between water and energy in Latin America
The seminar to be held during the World Water Week in Stockholm, is focused on the importance of the management of water and energy resources in a complementary and sustainable manner