Discovering investment opportunities and optimum operational strategies to comply with regulations and meet energy demands across Latin America
Arena International would like to thank all those who participated in and attended Small Hydro Latin America 2015. We are delighted to confirm that the 2016 is now live and contains more case studies than ever before. This years’ event will bring together developers, engineers, investors, regulators and suppliers from across Latin America to discuss the biggest challenges of climate change, regulations, unanticipated incidents, local communities and much much more! The exhibitor hall will showcase 40+ of the latest technologies and service providers and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to network and find solutions to the biggest challenges for developing, financing and operating small hydro plants.
This years’ event is not to be missed – we look forward to seeing you in Medellin, Colombia on 30th November-1st December.
With hydropower accounting for 65% of all electricity generated in Latin America, it is a budding industry with huge potential. And there is still huge untapped hydropower potential.
Having held the conference in Panama previously we moved to Bogota, Colombia in 2014 and last year we moved to Medellin which was a huge success. We attracted more operators and developers than ever before and we are delighted to be returning to Medellin in 2016.
The agenda for 2016 has been finalized for Small Hydro Latin America and this year contains more case studies, in depth discussions and exciting technology than in previous years. We are pleased to welcome back Mauricio Gomez Machado from CREG who will be giving an insight into the current state of regulations. We’ll also be holding a panel discussion focusing on the future of small hydro in Latin America considering regulations and the increasing competition from alternative renewable ...
“You can meet more people and do more business in two days than you can in months of work” Eduardo Vallarino, President and CEO, PANAM Development Corporation. Founder and President Central America and Caribbean Federation of Renewable Energy (FERCCA)
One of the biggest challenges faced by Small Hydro is the opposition of local communities. We explore the reasons why conflicts can arise and how is best to tackle them.
With the demand for renewable energy increasing, many countries are looking to reduce their reliance on traditional power sources and start adapting to cleaner and long lasting possibilities. Latin America has the solution.
Skanska is to build the 85MW Nedre Otta hydropower plant in Sel and Vågå, Norway under a NOK 657 million (US$81 million) contract awarded by Eidsiva Vannkraft AS.
Statkraft has officially opened the 73MW Banja hydropower plant in the Albania, the first of two plants which make up the 256MW Devoll hydropower project.
Work could start soon on a 150MW hydropower scheme on the Bongka River in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, developer Soma Power Indonesia has announced.
Tanzania has agreed to purchase 400MW of hydroelectricity from Ethiopia, the fourth African nation to sign a power purchase deal with the country joining Kenya, Djibouti and Sudan.
Following a four month review, the Keeyask hydroelectric generating station in Manitoba, Canada, together with the Bipole III transmission project, have been described as politically motivated ‘mistakes’ that would be too costly to cancel at this sta…