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  • noticia - How to close the infrastructure gap in Latin America
  • noticia - Latin America: will there be enough energy for all?
  • noticia -  More and better energy for Paraguayans
  • How to close the infrastructure gap in La...

    The countries of the region should increase investments in infrastructure up to 3 percentage points with respect to GDP to close the gap that separates them from the advanced economies 

  • Latin America: will there be enough energ...

    The region has the cleanest energy matrix in the world, but it must improve its efficiency to compete globally and supply the increasing local demand 

  • PARAGUAY

    More and better energy for Paraguayans

    The objective of the program "Support for the transmission and distribution network of the National Interconnected System, executed by Ande and financed by CAF, is to develop an electricty transmiss...

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our contribution

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.

The Green Fund for Climate approves financing for CAF's project in Chileimg - The Green Fund for Climate approves financing for CAF's project in Chile06 de July de 2016

CAF will manage USD 49 million in the framework of the Climate Action and Development of Solar Energy Program in Tarapaca, Chile  

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 

Database on Infrastructure Investments in Latin America and the Caribbean

30 de August de 2016

INFRALATAM presents figures from 15 of the region's countries for the 2008-2013 period

Electrical interconnections: a Bolivian priority

29 de August de 2016

The Study on Bolivian Electrical Interconnections with Neighboring Countries, financed by CAF and the European Union through the German Development Bank-KfW, highlights the country' possibilities of developing projects mainly with Arg...

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knowledge
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...
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...
Why is energy efficiency important?
Latin America is very rich in natural resources, but has the need to integrate its renewable and non-renewable resources in order to use energy more efficiently. One of the risks of the region...
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...
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 - 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
img - 4th LATAM Power Generation Summit
4th LATAM Power Generation Summit
During the event, subjects such as the significant and urgent investment needs in electricity generation in the region  will be discussed, in addition to the challenges faced by hydroelec...