Analysis: ‘Global China’ Is a Big Part of Latin America’s Renewable Energy Boom, but Homegrown Industries Are Key
The story of renewable energy’s rapid rise in Latin America often focuses on Chinese influence, and for good reason. China’s government, banks and companies have propelled the continent’s energy transition, with about 90 percent of all wind and solar technologies installed there produced by Chinese companies. China’s State Grid controls over half of Chile’s regulated energy distribution, enough to raise concerns in the Chilean government.
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