"Continuing Growth of Renewable Energy in Latin America: Discussion on the projects, policies, and funding opportunities in Brazil"

In 2011, Latin America experienced the fastest growth of any region in the world—a 21% percent increase from the previous year with a total of $63.1 billion in clean energy investments. Brazil was a leader in the region with a total investments increasing by 15%. “Continuing Growth of Renewable Energy in Latin America: Discussion on the projects, policies, and funding opportunities in Brazil” will focus on the Who, How, and Why Brazil and Latin America are at the forefront of renewable energy development. Diego Nyko and Artur Milanez of the Brazilian Development Bank’s Biofuels Department will join us to discuss BNDES’ renewable energy initiatives, projects, and funding opportunities in Brazil.