Despite the rich diversity in the Americas, there is a common denominator – electricity production from hydropower.
Due to its geography and climate, Canada has a long tradition of electricity production from hydropower.
The United States of America are one of the largest producers of hydropower in the world.
Brazil is the second-largest producer of hydroelectric power in the world and has the largest hydropower resources in South America.
In recent years, the government has introduced economic reforms with the aim of improving competitiveness and economic growth of the Mexican economy.
The population’s access to electricity was increased to an average of about 85% as of today.
Although the electrification rate of Costa Rica is more than 99% and therefore the highest in Central America, electricity demand is continuously increasing.
Electricity demand is expected to increase dramatically over the next decade in Ecuador.
Colombia's commitment to renewable energy has allowed the country to rank among the top 10 nations in the world in terms of green energy.
Peru is one of the most promising energy markets in Latin America due to modernization, natural resource abundance and improvements on economic stability.
Chile is one of South America's most stable and prosperous economies. The energy sector is largely privatized, particularly the power industry.
In 2015, the Bolivian government passed an investment law in order to improve the investment climate and hence boost energy production.